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Latitude: 50.9447 / 50°56'40"N
Longitude: -3.3213 / 3°19'16"W
OS Eastings: 307270
OS Northings: 116969
OS Grid: ST072169
Mapcode National: GBR LR.NSG8
Mapcode Global: FRA 36XM.5WP
Plus Code: 9C2RWMVH+VF
Entry Name: Fossend Railway Bridge
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106460
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95858
Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
Civil Parish: Burlescombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 01 NE
5/7 Fossend Railway Bridge
Road bridge over the railway. Circa 1844 by I K Brunel. Built of coursed large
blocks of grey-coloured limestone this is a single span fly bridge across a railway
cutting. It has a plain segmental arch. There is a plain projecting stringcourse
at road level and the parapet above has rounded coping. Each end the parapet walls
curve to shallow terminal piers which project externally only.
This section of the Bristol and Exeter Railway was opened in 1844.
Listing NGR: ST0727016969
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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