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Footbridge Linking Up and Down Platforms of Redruth Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2334 / 50°14'0"N

Longitude: -5.2256 / 5°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 170062

OS Northings: 42020

OS Grid: SW700420

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DJD6

Mapcode Global: VH12K.CDSG

Entry Name: Footbridge Linking Up and Down Platforms of Redruth Railway Station

Listing Date: 28 September 1987

Last Amended: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66866

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

REDRUTH STATION HILL
SE 64 SE
(south side)
11/304
Footbridge linking up and down
29.9.87 platforms of Redruth
Railway Station
GV II
Footbridge. Dated 1888 in spandrels; for Great Western Railway Company. Cast
and wrought iron, steel, and wood. U-plan, with quarter-turned flights of steps
parallel to the line on the west side. The bridge is carried by a square set of
cast-iron columns at each end, the capitals decorated in Egyptian style, the ΒΌ-
turn landing on top of these columns approached by open wooden steps on steel
strings with cast-iron open-work balusters and wooden handrails; the triangular
spandrels to the main deck were all formerly decorated with wrought-iron
monograms "1888" and "GWR" but these survive completely only on the east side
at the north end; the landings and the main deck are protected by wrought-iron
lattice fences. The steps at the south end rise from the porch of the waiting
room (q.v.), to which they are linked. Bisto : part of the improvements
connected with the dualling of the line. Listed as an unaltered example of its
type and date.


Listing NGR: SW7006242020

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