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Bridge at Sy 6926 7326

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5583 / 50°33'30"N

Longitude: -2.4353 / 2°26'7"W

OS Eastings: 369262

OS Northings: 73267

OS Grid: SY692732

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2VVB

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.934

Plus Code: 9C2VHH57+8V

Entry Name: Bridge at Sy 6926 7326

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381992

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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SY6873 NEW GROUND, Yeates
969-1/3/188 Bridge at SY 6926 7326


Road bridge over former tramway. Dated 1881. Heavy rock-faced
masonry. Single segmental arch with voussoirs and keystone,
carrying date on S side, set on lofty plain abutments to a
deep glacis/plinth. Heavy square-edged weathered parapets and
short pilaster stops, parapet c 1m above roadway, which is c
10m long x 3m wide. The lower (N) side has short curved
abutments raked down on either side. One of a group of bridges
of similar date and design. It is a reminder of the nineteenth
century industrial activity in the quarries of the island,
when rail and tramways were an important aspect of the
transport system.

Listing NGR: SY6926273266

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