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Latitude: 51.7201 / 51°43'12"N
Longitude: -2.531 / 2°31'51"W
OS Eastings: 363412
OS Northings: 202506
OS Grid: SO634025
Mapcode National: GBR JT.2VCY
Mapcode Global: VH87J.21S6
Entry Name: Pedestrian Bridge over Disused Rail Line, About 75 Metres East of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 7 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186609
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354458
Location: Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Lydney
Built-Up Area: Lydney
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Lydney St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
LYDNEY CHURCH ROAD
SO 60 SW
7/101 Pedestrian Bridge
over disused rail
line, c75 metres
east of Church of
Pedestrian bridge over former railway lines. Mid C19. Cast and wrought iron,
a very flat elliptical arch span to straight stair flights to quarter landings,
forming a Z-plan. Ten square newels to ball finials, and two with original
lanterns, later modified for electricity; landing carried on 8 slender
Corinthiansque columns. 23 steps in straight flights and 6 steps to slightly
bowed deck to main span, all with iron lattice balustrade and S-supports; handrail
and strings from T-section iron. This a very complete survival, elegant and
of great economy in engineering design. Lanterns and standards from SUN FOUNDRY.
GEORGE SMITH, GLASGOW.
Listing NGR: SO6341202506
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