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Bagber Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9398 / 50°56'23"N

Longitude: -2.3368 / 2°20'12"W

OS Eastings: 376434

OS Northings: 115654

OS Grid: ST764156

Mapcode National: GBR 0WR.XR6

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ZM.KFC

Entry Name: Bagber Bridge

Listing Date: 20 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102386

Location: Sturminster Newton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


2/62 Bagber Bridge


On the common boundary of the parishes of Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton.
Road Bridge, c 1850 by W Davis (Engineer) and Coalbrookdale Co (makers)
Cast and wrought iron with coursed rubble abutments. Single span, Bridge
is of 4 cast iron girders prestressed with wrought iron bars. Arched rib
in profile of each girder. Tie rods beneath. Coursed rubble abutments with
string course, small square piers and capstones. Cast iron railings with
chamfered cast iron stanchions. An early example of the use of prestressing
techniques. (Located partly in Stalbridge Parish) Wallis AJ "Dorset Bridges:
A History and Guide", Abbey Press 1974, pp51 - 52.

Listing NGR: ST7643415654

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