Bridge Over Grand Western Canal At Trefusis Farm / Canal Bridge At Ngr St 1665 2315

Date:
4 Oct 2002
Location:
Bridge Over Grand Western Canal At Trefusis Farm, Bradford On Tone, Taunton Deane, Somerset
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Canal Bridge At Ngr St 1665 2315, Bradford On Tone, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/07557/08
Type:
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Description

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

BRADFORD-ON-TONE CP ST12SE 5/1 Canal Bridge at NGR ST 1665 2315 (formerly listed as Bridge over Grand Western Canal at Trefusis Farm) 16.7.81 II Road bridge over remains of Grand Western Canal. 1831-38 by James Green engineer to the Canal Company. Limestone dressed and squared, dressed voussoirs and string band, heavy rounded edge coping. Single flat segmental arch carried on 4 cast iron ribs bearing cast iron plates as centring for road bed. Straight abutments. An early and rare example of a canal bridge of cast iron construction. The canal closed in 1867. (Harris, Grand Western Canal, 1973).

Listing NGR: ST1665023150

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Reed_Gillian IOE Records for Reed, Gillian; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs Gillian Reed. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Reed, Gillian

Rights Holder: Reed, Gillian

Keywords

Cast Iron, Limestone, Georgian Canal Bridge, Victorian Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Bridge, Road Bridge, Road Transport Site