RAILWAY BRIDGE AT STOCKS GREEN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1070379

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1990

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE AT STOCKS GREEN, STOCKS GREEN ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE AT STOCKS GREEN, STOCKS GREEN ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling (District Authority)

Parish: Hildenborough

National Grid Reference: TQ 56378 48206

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HILDENBOROUGH STOCKS GREEN ROAD TQ 54 NE 5/210 Railway bridge at Stocks Green - II

Bridge carrying railway over the road. Circa 1868, part of the South Eastern line from New Cross to Tonbridge, authorised in 1862 and opened in phases, the Sevenoaks to Tonbridge section opened in 1868. Red brick laid in English bond. An unusual design. The bridge crosses the road obliquely and the single arch is made up of 5 skewed, staggered arches. Plain brick stringcourse and coping; brick parapet. Substantial buttresses. In the History of the Southern Railway (1963) the line is described as characterised by "several very considerable brick bridges; everything was to the standard expected for a new 'Main Line', designed to strike fear into the neighbouring L.C.D.R. by reason of the much faster schedules now possible between the new London termini and the channel ports".(p.299)

Dendy Marshall, C.F., History of the Southern Railway (1963 edn. revised by R.W. Kidner).

Listing NGR: TQ5705648135

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 179643

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dendy Marshall, C F , History of the Southern Railway, (1963)

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