BRIDGE AT SY 6924 7330

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205878

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1993

Statutory Address: BRIDGE AT SY 6924 7330, NEW GROUND

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Location

Statutory Address: BRIDGE AT SY 6924 7330, 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 69240 73303

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 NEW GROUND, Yeates 969-1/3/189 Bridge at SY 6924 7330 21/09/78 (Formerly Listed as: VERNE ROAD Four Bridges over former Merchant's Tramway SW of the Verne's S entrance)

GV II

Road bridge over former mineral tramway. Dated 1882. Heavy squared rock-faced stone. Segmental arch to rusticated quoins and keystone on plain internal abutments to high offset plinth. Heavy square-edged weathered parapet, and short stopped pilaster ends. Inner face of parapet, to road, in dressed stone. North face has short curved and raked abutments. Roadway c 3m wide, parapets c 10m long. One of three close-set bridges over the former tramway taking stone from the quarries on Tophill to the harbour, and of interest as a reminder of the C19 industrial activity of the quarries on the island, when rail and tramways were an important aspect of the transport system.

Listing NGR: SY6924073303

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 381993

Legacy System: LBS

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