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Description: Saxby Bridge
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165865
OS Grid Reference: SE9721716438
OS Grid Coordinates: 497217, 416438
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6354, -0.5312
SE 91 NE SAXBY ALL SAINTS NORTH CARR LANE
7/65 Saxby Bridge
Bridge. Mid C19 for the Commissioners of the Ancholme Drainage and
Navigation. Wrought-iron bridge with timber decking and squared limestone
abutments with ashlar dressings. Single span, of single carriageway width,
between abutments splayed out to roadway entrances. Abutments set on
sloping riverbanks; each has a broad chamfered plinth supporting the main
arches, a moulded cornice at deck level and a pair of rectangular piers with
chamfered plinths and caps flanking the roadway above and linked by coped
dwarf walls and railings to similar outer piers flanking the entrance.
Bridge span of 3 arched ribs with bolted latticed braces, carrying bolted
decking and railings with plain vertical bars between top and bottom rails.
A well-designed and well-built bridge, unaltered apart from minor repairs to
Listing NGR: SE9721716438
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Source: English Heritage
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