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Railway bridge over Cadoxton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaenhonddan, Neath Port Talbot

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.667 / 51°40'1"N

Longitude: -3.8095 / 3°48'34"W

OS Eastings: 274956

OS Northings: 198020

OS Grid: SS749980

Mapcode National: GBR H2.64JD

Mapcode Global: VH4K5.XCFF

Entry Name: Railway bridge over Cadoxton Road

Listing Date: 26 November 2003

Last Amended: 26 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82091

Building Class: Transport

Location: Crossing Cadoxton Road some 75m SW of its junction with Dynevor Avenue.

County: Neath Port Talbot

Town: Neath

Community: Blaenhonddan

Community: Blaenhonddan

Locality: Cadoxton-Juxta-Neath

Built-Up Area: Neath

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Railway bridge over old main road. Built c1850 for the South Wales Railway, probably to designs of I.K. Brunel.

Exterior

Railway bridge, coursed squared rubble stone with broad elliptical arch. Cut tooled sandstone voussoirs, raised stone string course with coved lower moulding under parapet with cut stone copings.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a handsome mid C19 stone bridge probably designed by Brunel, the renowned engineer.

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