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Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Purton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.6063 / 51°36'22"N

Longitude: -1.8428 / 1°50'34"W

OS Eastings: 410980

OS Northings: 189734

OS Grid: SU109897

Mapcode National: GBR 3SG.8WP

Mapcode Global: VHB36.0WMG

Entry Name: Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317923

Location: Purton, Wiltshire, SN25

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Purton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Purton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SU 18 NE

Railway Bridge

(Formerly listed under BLUNSDEN ROAD)


Road Bridge over railway, 1881-4 for Swindon and Cheltenham Extension Railway Company, Watson, Smith and Watson, general contractors. Iron girder bridge on brick abutments. Five cast-iron girders by the Phoenix Foundry Co. of Derby carrying brick jack vaults and brick abutments with wing walls carrying deep engineering brick copings. Parapet of brick replaced and abutments repaired after 1928. The best preserved monument of this railway which became the Midlands and South West Junction Railway in 1884.

Listing NGR: SU0905088717

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