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Railway Bridge Beneath Track to Low Laithes Farm, Wales

Description: Railway Bridge Beneath Track to Low Laithes Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335864

OS Grid Reference: SK4794683797
OS Grid Coordinates: 447946, 383797
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3489, -1.2812

Location: Manor Road, Wales, Rotherham S26 5PR

Locality: Wales
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S26 5PR

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Listing Text

4/113 Railway bridge beneath
track to Low Laithes


Railway bridge. c1849. For the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway,
engineer John Fowler (L.James p.58 ). Coursed, squared, rock-faced limestone,
brick soffit. Single-span bridge accommodating track to Low Laithes Farm over
railway. Segmental arch rises from skew-backed springing stones linking as
a band across intrados, voussoirs aligned with narrow courses in spandrels;
battered abutment walls. Continuous band above arch links projecting end piers.
Deeply-coursed stone to coped parapet.
L. James, A Chronology of the Construction of Britain's Railways 1778-1855, 1983.

Listing NGR: SK4794683797

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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