Railway Bridge

Date:
5 Aug 2001
Location:
Railway Bridge, Blunsden Road, Purton, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire
Reference:
IOE01/02535/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SU 18 NE PURTON BLUNSDEN ROAD

9/274 Railway Bridge

II

Road Bridge over railway, 1881-4 for Swindon and Cheltenham Extension Railway Company, Watson, Smith and Watson, general contractors. Iron girder bridge on brick abutments. Five cast- iron girders by the Phoenix Foundry Co. of Derby carrying brick jack vaults and brick abutments with wing walls carrying deep engineering brick copings. Parapet of brick replaced and abutments repaired after 1928. The best preserved monument of this railway which became the Midlands and South West Junction Railway in 1884.

Listing NGR: SU0905088717

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1597 IOE Records taken by Chris Pocock; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Chris Pocock. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Pocock, Chris

Rights Holder: Pocock, Chris

Keywords

Brick, Iron, Victorian Railway Bridge, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Bridge, Road Bridge, Road Transport Site

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