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Latitude: 50.8993 / 50°53'57"N
Longitude: -1.3945 / 1°23'40"W
OS Eastings: 442676
OS Northings: 111264
OS Grid: SU426112
Mapcode National: GBR RS1.V4
Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZQ.LJL
Entry Name: Central Bridge
Listing Date: 16 February 2004
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1390789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 491617
Location: Southampton, SO14
County: City of Southampton
Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate
Built-Up Area: Southampton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU4211 Central Bridge
Railway bridge. 1881-2; by William Jacomb, chief engineer for the London and South Western Railway Company. Three spans; central span over railway lines has riveted iron box-girders supported on riveted iron piers with cross-bracing between; the side spans have iron beams with brick jack-arches between and riveted iron piers. Carriageway has cast-iron parapet balustrades with cast-iron lamp standards. The abutments are of red brick in Tudor style with moulded brick strings, 3-centred arches and brick semi-octagonal piers with arched panels and Portland stone dressings. Abutments at west end divides north and south and has flight of steps at centre. The Central Bridge carried the road from the Floating Bridge [opened in 1836] over river Itchen.
Buildings of England, p.554.
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