SX7784 : Former road bridge over Wray Brook

taken 24 days ago, 3 km from Moretonhampstead, Devon, Great Britain

Former road bridge over Wray Brook
Former road bridge over Wray Brook
The newly-opened Wray Valley Trail offers this view of a listed bridge that would probably have carried the main road (now the A382) across the Wray Brook before the road's current alignment. However, it doesn't appear to carry the road on the 1886 1:2500 edition of the OS map. It can also be spotted in SX7784 : Cattle by the Wray Valley Trail. "Circa mid C19. Granite rubble with dressed voussoirs to the arches and large curved coping stones. Single span, shallow segmental arch with projecting keystone and cranked parapets" LinkExternal link .

In the background is the wooded Wray Cleave.
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SX7784, 43 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Woodland, Forest 
Former (from Tags)
Road Bridge 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Wray Valley Trail 
National Park (from Tags)
Dartmoor 
Fences (from Tags)
Post and Wire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7714 8421 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.6752N 3:44.3413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7711 8420
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Listed Structure  Streamside Trees  Cattle Pasture  Mud Ruts  Wood  Grass Fields 

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