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Washbattle Bridge

Bridge Name:   Washbattle Bridge
No.:   11
Build Date:  
An east-west route became prominent in the 18th century when the road from Wiveliscombe through Langley Marsh to the Watchet-Bampton road, entering Huish at Washbattle (formerly Maundown) bridge and passing through the village, was turnpiked in 1786. A new road across Huish moor was created in 1843 as part of the inclosure.
References:   http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=117136

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