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Railway Bridge, Combe Florey

Description: Railway Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270290

OS Grid Reference: ST1474332511
OS Grid Coordinates: 314743, 132511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0856, -3.2186

Location: Nethercott Lane, Combe Florey, Somerset TA4 3JA

Locality: Combe Florey
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3JA

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Listing Text



2/79 Railway Bridge



Bridge carrying railway line from Taunton to Watchet. Circa 1860. Red sandstone and conglomorate, coursed, squared,
dressed masonry, ashlar archivolt of arch. Single arch with splayed base, rusticated voussoirs, no parapet. Curved
walls abuting bank, extended on Northeast side with quoins about 20 metres behind Nos 1 and 2 Nethercot (qv). Much of
the sandstone came from the quarry situated Southwest side. This is an imposing bridge that forms an attractive group
with Nos I and 2 Nethercot. One of the most impressive railway bridges on the West Somerset Railway begun in 1859 and
completed to Watchet in 1862.

Listing NGR: ST1474332511

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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