Description: Railway Bridge Beneath Track to Low Laithes Farm
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
WALES MANOR ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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