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Railway Bridge over Main Line Railway Taunton to Bristol, Lyng

Description: Railway Bridge over Main Line Railway Taunton to Bristol

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269546

OS Grid Reference: ST3066528219
OS Grid Coordinates: 330665, 128219
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0491, -2.9905

Location: A361, Lyng, Somerset TA3 5AJ

Locality: Lyng
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 5AJ

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Listing Text


7/24 Railway bridge over main line
railway Taunton to Bristol
- II

Road bridge over railway line. Circa 1842 by I.K. Brunel. Red brick with some lias dressings. Single elegant segmental
arch spanning double track railway in a cutting at right-angles, head of arch with brick voussoirs, ornamental square
lias voussoirs at intervals. Brick band at roadway level, brick parapets with plain lias cappings. Roadway raises
slippy over centre of bridge. Good unaltered C19 example of railway architecture. An unaltered example of a 'flying'
bridge characteristic of the Bristol and Exeter Railway, later the G.W.R.

Listing NGR: ST3066528219

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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