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Victoria Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kidderminster Foreign, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4108 / 52°24'38"N

Longitude: -2.3445 / 2°20'40"W

OS Eastings: 376665

OS Northings: 279254

OS Grid: SO766792

Mapcode National: GBR 09Y.VF7

Mapcode Global: VH91L.9NYR

Entry Name: Victoria Bridge

Listing Date: 18 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157080

Location: Kidderminster Foreign, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Kidderminster Foreign

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

KIDDERMINSTER FOREIGN CP SEVERN VALLEY RAILWAY
S077NE
5/90 Victoria Bridge
- II*
Half of this structure lies in the parish of Upper Arley.
Railway bridge. 1859-1862 by John Fowler, engineer, for the Severn Valley Railway
Company. Cast-iron and rusticated sandstone ashlar. Main span is a segmental
arch composed of 4 ribs each formed from 9 H-section cast-iron pieces bolted
together. The track above is supported by a network of iron struts. The rusticated
ashlar abutments have plain parapets and are each pierced by a segmental arch
of blue brick with a moulded string course at springing level. The tow path
is on the west bank between the abutment and the river, on the east bank the
abutment wall extends down into the river. A painted inscription, repeated
in identical wording on each side of the bridge reads: 'Victoria Bridge/1861/John
Fowler, Engineer' to the centre. To the left: 'Messrs. Brassey & Co., Contractors.'
To the right: 'Cast and erected by the Coalbrookdale Company'. L S Snell (editor)
Essays towards a History of Bewdley (n d), p 79.


Listing NGR: SO7666579254

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