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Railway Bridge at Sw566382

A Grade II Listed Building in Hayle, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.194 / 50°11'38"N

Longitude: -5.4102 / 5°24'36"W

OS Eastings: 156701

OS Northings: 38236

OS Grid: SW567382

Mapcode National: GBR FX05.BMQ

Mapcode Global: VH12N.5DQ3

Entry Name: Railway Bridge at Sw566382

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70153

Location: Hayle, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Hayle

Built-Up Area: Hayle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Phillack

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 5638-5738
9/59 Railway bridge at SW 566382
Railway bridge over Copperhouse Creek. Built in 1837 for the Hayle Railway. Killas and granite rubble with dressed granite voussoirs to the road arches and granite hogs back, copings to the parapets. 3-span bridge built obiquely over a tidal stream and with semi-circular-on-plan cutwaters on the upstream side.
3 equal spans of round arches. The parapet masonry is different to that of the
The Hayle Railway was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1834, and this section
operated until 1852 when the West Cornwall Railway opened and the line was diverted.
This bridge is one of the few remaining complete structures from the Hayle Railway.

Listing NGR: SW5670138235

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