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Railway Bridge at Ngr St 0379 3625

A Grade II Listed Building in Nettlecombe, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1177 / 51°7'3"N

Longitude: -3.3759 / 3°22'33"W

OS Eastings: 303791

OS Northings: 136275

OS Grid: ST037362

Mapcode National: GBR LN.9YBV

Mapcode Global: VH6H1.F5MJ

Plus Code: 9C3R4J9F+3J

Entry Name: Railway Bridge at Ngr St 0379 3625

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264813

Location: Nettlecombe, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Nettlecombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Description

ST03NW OLD CLEEVE CP


4/55 Railway Bridge at NGR ST 0379 3625


II

Mineral railway bridge over road. 1857. Red sandstone, squared and coursed. Round arched opening, rusticated surround. Probably one of the smallest railway bridges extant, about a 2.5 metre clearance. Parapet obscured by ivy at time of survey (November 1983). The second stretch of the West Somerset Mineral Railway linking Comberow at the base of the mineral railway incline (qv) with the coast was opened 1857. The double track railway also carried passengers but only ran when the nines were operational. Mining ceased 1883 and after a brief revival in 1907-10 the stock was sold off in 1924. (Sellick, The West Somerset Mineral Railway, 1970).


Listing NGR: ST0379136274

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