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Latitude: 51.7428 / 51°44'33"N
Longitude: -2.6695 / 2°40'10"W
OS Eastings: 353872
OS Northings: 205107
OS Grid: SO538051
Mapcode National: GBR JM.1H6N
Mapcode Global: VH877.PG3C
Entry Name: Bigsweir Bridge
Listing Date: 7 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186622
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354485
Location: St. Briavels, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP25
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: St. Briavels
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: St Briavels St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 50 NE
Road bridge over river Wye. Built 1826-29. Cast iron and sandstone. A broad central clear span in four cast iron arches with W-strutting rising to a slight hump-back, to extended sandstone abutments including two flat segmental arches each side. Simple handrail over diagonally set balusters with indent mould except where replaced in C20, all in cast iron. Abutments rise from heavy roll mould to parapet with capping, run back in segments to circular terminal piers, then continued walls similarly on either side over the stone segmental arches. Main handrails at circa 5 metre centres, and the round piers circa 8 metre centres. The iron-work was cast at Merthyr Tydfil.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10 November 2016.
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