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Fossend Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9447 / 50°56'40"N

Longitude: -3.3213 / 3°19'16"W

OS Eastings: 307270

OS Northings: 116969

OS Grid: ST072169

Mapcode National: GBR LR.NSG8

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XM.5WP

Entry Name: Fossend Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95858

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 01 NE
5/7 Fossend Railway Bridge
- II
Road bridge over the railway. Circa 1844 by I K Brunel. Built of coursed large
blocks of grey-coloured limestone this is a single span fly bridge across a railway
cutting. It has a plain segmental arch. There is a plain projecting stringcourse
at road level and the parapet above has rounded coping. Each end the parapet walls
curve to shallow terminal piers which project externally only.
This section of the Bristol and Exeter Railway was opened in 1844.

Listing NGR: ST0727016969

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