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Railway Bridge over the River Trent

A Grade II Listed Building in Melbourne, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83153

Location: Melbourne, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

3/169 NEWTON
(North Side)
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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