BRIDGE AT SY 6926 7326


Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1203102

Date first listed: 17-May-1993

Statutory Address: BRIDGE AT SY 6926 7326, NEW GROUND


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Statutory Address: BRIDGE AT SY 6926 7326, NEW GROUND

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

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)

Parish: Portland

National Grid Reference: SY 69262 73266



SY6873 NEW GROUND, Yeates 969-1/3/188 Bridge at SY 6926 7326


Road bridge over former tramway. Dated 1881. Heavy rock-faced masonry. Single segmental arch with voussoirs and keystone, carrying date on S side, set on lofty plain abutments to a deep glacis/plinth. Heavy square-edged weathered parapets and short pilaster stops, parapet c 1m above roadway, which is c 10m long x 3m wide. The lower (N) side has short curved abutments raked down on either side. One of a group of bridges of similar date and design. It is a reminder of the nineteenth century industrial activity in the quarries of the island, when rail and tramways were an important aspect of the transport system.

Listing NGR: SY6926273266


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 381992

Legacy System: LBS

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