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Description: West Bridge
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188836
OS Grid Reference: SK5815304331
OS Grid Coordinates: 458153, 304331
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6336, -1.1422
WEST BRIDGE STREET
SK 5804 SW 2/350 West Bridge
Opened 1891 A wide bridge with two charnels, with stone abutments and
cast iron arches with iron girders, not visible, under bridge. The arches
are cast iron with four-centred arches with spandrels having trefoil and
quatrefoil decoration, cornice above with Tudor roses. Heavy cast iron
decorated railed parapet, and ashlar octagonal turrets at ends with ogee-
shaped domes with crockets, finials, crenellation, and carved heads.
The ashlar cutwater at centre rises to castellated refuge. Spans the
River Soar which is canalised at this section. One of a series see:-
Bridge over River Soar - The Newarke
Bridge over River Soar - Mill Lane
Bridge over River- Upperton Road
Listing NGR: SK5815304331
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Source: English Heritage
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