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Tarr Steps, Winsford

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The Tarr Steps is a clapper bridge across the River Barle in the Exmoor National Park, Somerset, England. They are located in a national nature reserve about 2.5 miles (4 km) south east of Withypool and 4 miles (6 km) north west of Dulverton.

A typical clapper bridge construction, the bridge's listing assesses it as medieval in origin. The stone slabs weigh up to two tons each. The bridge is 180 feet (55 m) long and has 17 spans. It has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument.
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  • It is a lovely place with peace and quite only the river rushing past and the sounds of the birds and the odd car driving through the river, the scenery is brilliant what ever time of the year you...  more »
  • We decided to have a walk here on a beautiful sunny, frosty cold Sunday. Parked in car park for £3.00 which we thought wasn’t to bad that was for as long as you like. The toilet facilities were...  more »

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