RAILWAY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356053
Date first listed:
17-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
RAILWAY BRIDGE, TADPOLE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAILWAY BRIDGE, TADPOLE LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Purton
National Grid Reference:
SU 10980 89734

Details

SU 18 NE 9/274

PURTON, TADPOLE LANE, Railway Bridge

(Formerly listed under BLUNSDEN ROAD)

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
317923
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Aug 2001
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