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Railway Bridge at Sp 3719 1682, Fawler

Description: Railway Bridge at Sp 3719 1682

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252463

OS Grid Reference: SP3719216823
OS Grid Coordinates: 437192, 216823
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8488, -1.4615

Location: Fawler, Oxfordshire OX7 3AN

Locality: Fawler
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 3AN

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Listing Text

6/24 Railway bridge at SP 3719 1682

- II

Railway bridge. Circa 1853, engineer I.K. Brunel. Snecked rock-faced red
sandstone ashlar with some rock-faced ironstone ashlar; brick intrados to each
arch. Rock-faced ironstone ashlar retaining walls. Some late C20 blue brick
patching. Wide elliptical arch with stepped voussoirs; flanking round pedestrian
archways with rock-faced voussoirs and keystones. Tooled flat string course and
parapet with coping. The Wolvercot Junction-Evesham stretch of the Oxford,
Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway was opened in June 1853, and doubled in
August 1854. Although engineered by Brunel the line was standard gauge from the
(E.T. MacDermot: History of the Great Western Railway: Vol.1 1833-63, p462)

Listing NGR: SP3719216823

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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