Clyst St Mary Bridge and Causeway


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Bridge & Causeway: over the river Clyst on the medieval road south-east of Exeter; mentioned 1238, largely rebuilt 1310
Bridge & Causeway: part of raised causeway, 600 feet long
Bridge & Causeway: site of battle during the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549 when west country resistance to enforcement of religious reform was quashed

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English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

East Devon District Council


Clyst St Mary

Parliamentary Constituency

East Devon

Grid Reference

SN972972 (297159, 91091)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.7098, -3.45671

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Medieval bridge mentioned in 1238 across the floodplain of the river Clyst. Rebuilt in 1310. Five arches, the centre and eastern bridges anre probably 19th century. Scheduled.

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