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Chepstow Rail Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Tutshill, Chepstow, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6437 / 51°38'37"N

Longitude: -2.6669 / 2°40'0"W

OS Eastings: 353949

OS Northings: 194083

OS Grid: ST539940

Mapcode National: GBR JM.7PVS

Mapcode Global: VH87M.QYGC

Plus Code: 9C3VJ8VM+F6

Entry Name: Chepstow Rail Bridge

Listing Date: 7 August 1954

Last Amended: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354595

Location: Chepstow Community, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP16

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Parish: Tidenham

Built-Up Area: Sedbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

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Listing Text

ST 59 SW


Chepstow Rail Bridge

(see also Chepstow list)

(formerly listed as Chepstow Tubular Railway Suspension Bridge (Part in Lydney Road))



Rail bridge over river Wye. 1849 by Brunel. Cast and wrought iron and steel. One large inverted 'W' girder spans the river from the English (east) side to a group of six tubular iron supports, then three spans in simple channel form carried on two sets of three tubular iron supports on land on the Welsh (west) side, to heavy stone abutment to the railway embankment. Balustrade in profiled pressed steel. Most of the super-structure is not original, the principal Brunel work being in the tubular supports.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10 November 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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