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Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurston, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2499 / 52°14'59"N

Longitude: 0.8078 / 0°48'28"E

OS Eastings: 591765

OS Northings: 265021

OS Grid: TL917650

Mapcode National: GBR RG8.T8J

Mapcode Global: VHKD5.YQF1

Plus Code: 9F426RX5+X4

Entry Name: Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183115

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281258

Location: Thurston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Thurston

Built-Up Area: Thurston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Thurston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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1/155 Railway bridge, 50m west
- of Thurston Station


Bridge, carrying the Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds railway line over Station
Road. 1846 by Frederick Barnes of Ipswich for the Ipswich, Bury and Norwich
Railway. Red and gault brick: much later patching in engineering brick of
both red and blue. An elliptical arch with vaulting in skewed (diagonally-
set) brickwork. Rusticated block quoins of gault brick rises from road level
at all 4 corners to a height of about 2 metres, supporting a heavy dentilled
cornice. From this rises the elliptical brick arch with vaulting in skewed
brickwork. At the centre of both faces of the arch is a limestone key-block
with sunk panel. Plain parapet, rising from deep cornice with modillions of
brick below. The embankment is retained by curved and slightly battered
retaining walls with stone copings.

Listing NGR: TL9176565021

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