Repairs to Tarr Steps bridge underway

Repairs to Tarr Steps bridge underway

Engineers placing the first stone back in place. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

Cllr Frances Nicholson with Kenny Higgins, director of Crestmoor. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

First published in West Somerset

WORK has started on re-building the iconic Exmoor clapper bridge which was partly destroyed by floods.

More than half of the 50-metre Tarr Steps bridge at Dulverton were swept away by a torrent of water in the River Barle.

The full repair is expected to take a week to complete.

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