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Railway Bridge over Northampton Road, Blisworth

Description: Railway Bridge over Northampton Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234847

OS Grid Reference: SP7283954147
OS Grid Coordinates: 472839, 254147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1808, -0.9361

Location: Northampton Road, Blisworth, Northamptonshire NN7 3DN

Locality: Blisworth
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 3DN

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Listing Text


4/24 Railway bridge over
Northampton Road


Railway bridge, c.1837. Red brick faced with grey lias. Single-arched bridge
spanning main road to Northampton. Round-headed arch with imposts and keyblock,
flanked by massive pilaster buttresses with buffer. Moulded stone cornice and
plain stone-coped parapet. An important bridge on Robert Stephenson's pioneering
London-Birmingham railway line, figuring in several contemporary illustrations.

Listing NGR: SP7283954147

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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