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Description: Leigh Road Railway Bridge
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262241
OS Grid Reference: ST3621805572
OS Grid Coordinates: 336218, 105572
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8461, -2.9073
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WINSHAM CP WHATLEY LANE
4/116 Leigh Road Railway Bridge
Road bridge over railway. Circa 1860. Rusticated and squared local lias stone, some boasted, HaM stone copings: cast
iron girders carrying brick vaults, themselves slightly arched. Bridge has square piers at ends and at bank seats;with
a boasted band course at road level. the parapets flat with simple Ham stone copings; the 4 cast-iron beams have
segmental bottom flanges, linked by 3 tie-rods additionally restraining the brick vaults carrying the road. (According
to Industrial Archaelogical Society this is one of only two of this type remaining in the county).
Listing NGR: ST3621805572
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Source: English Heritage
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