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© Mr John Chester

IoE Number: 271006
Location: BRIDGE OVER RIVER TONE AT NGR ST 1378 2234,
  NYNEHEAD, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Chester
Date Photographed: 23 September 2002
Date listed: 25 January 1956
Date of last amendment: 25 January 1956
Grade II

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NYNEHEAD CPNYNEHEAD VILLAGEST12SWNYNEHEADVILLAGE4/64Bridge over River Tone at NGR ST1378 2234

NYNEHEAD CP NYNEHEAD VILLAGE ST12SW NYNEHEAD VILLAGE 4/64 Bridge over River Tone at NGR ST 1378 2234 II Former road bridge over River Tone on drive to Nynehead Court (qv), now disused. Dated 1817. By Thomas Lee for W A Sandford. Brick faced with grey Knapp sandstone, ashlar coursed with V joints giving strong vertical emphasis,voussoirs, strongly moulded string course, parapet of large dressed blocks rising from string course with chamfered tops. Plan: 3 arch span, shallow elliptical arches, cutwaters both sides but mostly submerged in mud, square piers abutting, topped with small square plinths that probably carried sole sculptural decoration when erected. Soffit of central arch with inserted York stone slab inscribed "W A Sandford 1817", soffit of south arch plain, north not visible from bank, North-west pier damaged, north-east pier obscured by ivy at time of survey (February 1985), string course damaged in places and obscured by ivy, fissure in south-west abutment. A fine design that was exhibited at the Royal Acedemy in 1818. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, l978).

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