Packhorse Bridge, Allerford, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115426 / MNA167468
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: Scheduled Monument, Listed Building: Grade II*
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Selworthy; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9051 4691
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Summary

A medieval packhorse bridge at Allerford, with two arches spanning the River Aller. Grade II* Listed and Scheduled.

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Monument Types

  • PACKHORSE BRIDGE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

a medieval packhorse bridge at Allerford, with two arches spanning the river Aller.The width of the path is over 1m, it is cobbled and the parapets are local stone. The central pier has a cutwater on the upriver side. The ford, also on the upriver side, is deep even when the river is apparently low. Condition: good. [1]

References

  • <1>XY SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Holnicote Estate Archaeological Survey, Somerset. 115426. [Mapped feature: #182346 ]

Designations

Other Statuses and References

  • HER/SMR Reference (External) (Exmoor NP HER): MEM22977

Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001

Associated Finds

None Recorded

Related Records

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