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Bridge at Sy 6924 7330

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5587 / 50°33'31"N

Longitude: -2.4356 / 2°26'8"W

OS Eastings: 369240

OS Northings: 73303

OS Grid: SY692733

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2VRM

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.8Y9

Plus Code: 9C2VHH57+FQ

Entry Name: Bridge at Sy 6924 7330

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Last Amended: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205878

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381993

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
969-1/3/189 Bridge at SY 6924 7330
(Formerly Listed as:
Four Bridges over former Merchant's
Tramway SW of the Verne's S entrance)


Road bridge over former mineral tramway. Dated 1882. Heavy
squared rock-faced stone. Segmental arch to rusticated quoins
and keystone on plain internal abutments to high offset
plinth. Heavy square-edged weathered parapet, and short
stopped pilaster ends. Inner face of parapet, to road, in
dressed stone. North face has short curved and raked
abutments. Roadway c 3m wide, parapets c 10m long. One of
three close-set bridges over the former tramway taking stone
from the quarries on Tophill to the harbour, and of interest
as a reminder of the C19 industrial activity of the quarries
on the island, when rail and tramways were an important aspect
of the transport system.

Listing NGR: SY6924073303

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