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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
Entry Name: Chepstow Rail Bridge
Listing Date: 7 August 1954
Last Amended: 7 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354595
Location: Chepstow Community, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, NP16
District: Forest of Dean
Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)
Built-Up Area: Sedbury
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
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.
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