Description: Canal Bridge at Ngr St 1665 2315
Date Listed: 16 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 270944
OS Grid Reference: ST1665223144
OS Grid Coordinates: 316652, 123144
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0016, -3.1892
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5/1 Canal Bridge at NGR ST 1665 2315
(formerly listed as Bridge over
Grand Western Canal at Trefusis
Road bridge over remains of Grand Western Canal. 1831-38 by James Green engineer to the Canal Company. Limestone dressed and squared, dressed voussoirs and string band, heavy rounded edge coping. Single flat segmental arch carried on 4 cast iron ribs bearing cast iron plates as centring for road bed. Straight abutments. An early and rare example of a canal bridge of cast iron construction. The canal closed in 1867.
(Harris, Grand Western Canal, 1973).
Listing NGR: ST1665223144
Source: English Heritage
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