Clapper bridge over the East Dart River at Postbridge, Devon

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RIBApix ref no RIBA10446
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityPostbridge
Subject Date1300
Image Date1950
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceEDMN361
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is the finest example of a clapper bridge on Dartmoor. It is constructed of four large granite slabs supported by three granite piers.

Subject tags

rivers, bridges, Vernacular architecture, granite