A simple bridge consisting of slabs of stone or planks laid across a series of rocks or piles of stones.
More example sentences
- Technically, it's a medieval clapper bridge, constructed of huge slabs of solid stone most likely left behind in the valley when the last of the glaciers receded.
- On Dartmoor you'll find many an old clapper bridge that was constructed back in the 13 th century.
- Built in the 13 th century, this is the best example of the 30 or so clapper bridges on Dartmoor.