Description: Railway Bridge
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
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ST13SW COMBE FLOREY CP
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
Source: English Heritage
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