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Newdale Tramway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lawley and Overdale, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.6828 / 52°40'58"N

Longitude: -2.4812 / 2°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 367565

OS Northings: 309568

OS Grid: SJ675095

Mapcode National: GBR BW.43VM

Mapcode Global: WH9D2.VTNN

Plus Code: 9C4VMGM9+4G

Entry Name: Newdale Tramway Bridge

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025096

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362040

Location: Lawley and Overdale, Telford and Wrekin, TF3

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Lawley and Overdale

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Central Telford

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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5362 Newdale Tramway Bridge

SJ 60 NE 31/674


Circa 1759 bridge which carried an early plate railway from Coalbrookdale via Horsehay
and Ketley to Donnington Wood. Used for transporting materials to and from the iron-
works at Horsehay.
Consists of 2 small round arches of brick over a stream, with remains of stone facing
the spandrels.
It is virtually all that remains of the large network of tramlines that existed in
the area during the Industrial Revolution.

Listing NGR: SJ6756509568

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