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Railway Bridge at Sp 3719 1682

A Grade II Listed Building in Fawler, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8488 / 51°50'55"N

Longitude: -1.4615 / 1°27'41"W

OS Eastings: 437192

OS Northings: 216823

OS Grid: SP371168

Mapcode National: GBR 6V1.3B4

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.MS7L

Entry Name: Railway Bridge at Sp 3719 1682

Listing Date: 13 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252463

Location: Fawler, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Fawler

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Finstock with Fawler

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

FAWLER
SP31NE
6/24 Railway bridge at SP 3719 1682

- II

Railway bridge. Circa 1853, engineer I.K. Brunel. Snecked rock-faced red
sandstone ashlar with some rock-faced ironstone ashlar; brick intrados to each
arch. Rock-faced ironstone ashlar retaining walls. Some late C20 blue brick
patching. Wide elliptical arch with stepped voussoirs; flanking round pedestrian
archways with rock-faced voussoirs and keystones. Tooled flat string course and
parapet with coping. The Wolvercot Junction-Evesham stretch of the Oxford,
Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway was opened in June 1853, and doubled in
August 1854. Although engineered by Brunel the line was standard gauge from the
outset.
(E.T. MacDermot: History of the Great Western Railway: Vol.1 1833-63, p462)


Listing NGR: SP3719216823

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