Monument record THB 008 - Dam Bridge; Eastbridge; Ton Bridge (1783)

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Summary

Bridge named Ton Bridge, is shown crossing the Minsmere old river at East Bridge on Hodskinson's map (S1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4527 6635 (89m by 178m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM46NE
Civil Parish LEISTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish THEBERTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Bridge named Ton Bridge, is shown crossing the Minsmere old river at East Bridge on Hodskinson's map (S1). Also shown on Saxton's 1575 (S2), Blome's 1673 (S3) and Bowen's 1755 (S4) maps.
Construction date unknown. A bridge still exists on this site, crossing both(?) the old river and the `new cut'.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Cartographic materials: Bowen E. 1755. Accurate Map of the County of Suffolk.
  • <S1> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S2> (No record type): Saxton C, map, SVFFOLCIAE, 1575.
  • <S3> (No record type): Blome R, A Map of the County of SVFFOLK, 1673.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 3 2016 11:16AM

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