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Latitude: 52.8437 / 52°50'37"N
Longitude: -1.4239 / 1°25'25"W
OS Eastings: 438902
OS Northings: 327511
OS Grid: SK389275
Mapcode National: GBR 6FX.LTY
Mapcode Global: WHDH7.3S79
Entry Name: Railway Bridge over the River Trent
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280933
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83153
Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72
District: South Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Melbourne
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Melbourne St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 32 NE PARISH OF MELBOURNE TRENT LANE, KINGS
Railway Bridge over
the River Trent
Railway bridge. 1867. Cast iron with wooden decking, and rock
faced stone. Wide cast iron bridge on six rows of supports with
stone abutments to either end. The rows of supports are made up
of five columns with bracketed tops, those to outside with
bracketed tops lower and supporting pierced braces with central
roundels to either side and a central pier with an attached half
column. Inner columns carry riveted plate girders whilst outer
columns have a raised and fielded panel over the half column and
lattice work girders to either side. Wooden decking to top and
pierced parapets to sides with panels to base and plain piers.
Part of the Derby to Ashby line, opened in 1867, principally to
provide a rail link to transport milk and vegetables to London.
Listing NGR: SK3890227511
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