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Canal Bridge at Ngr St 1665 2315, Bradford-on-Tone

Description: Canal Bridge at Ngr St 1665 2315

Grade: II
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

Locality: Bradford-on-Tone
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1HL

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Listing Text

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

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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