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Description: Bagber Bridge
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 102386
OS Grid Reference: ST7643415654
OS Grid Coordinates: 376434, 115654
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9398, -2.3368
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ST 71 NE STURMINSTER NEWTON BAGBER
2/62 Bagber Bridge
On the common boundary of the parishes of Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton.
Road Bridge, c 1850 by W Davis (Engineer) and Coalbrookdale Co (makers)
Cast and wrought iron with coursed rubble abutments. Single span, Bridge
is of 4 cast iron girders prestressed with wrought iron bars. Arched rib
in profile of each girder. Tie rods beneath. Coursed rubble abutments with
string course, small square piers and capstones. Cast iron railings with
chamfered cast iron stanchions. An early example of the use of prestressing
techniques. (Located partly in Stalbridge Parish) Wallis AJ "Dorset Bridges:
A History and Guide", Abbey Press 1974, pp51 - 52.
Listing NGR: ST7643415654
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Source: English Heritage
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