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Hunningham Railway Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hunningham, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2955 / 52°17'43"N

Longitude: -1.4407 / 1°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 438241

OS Northings: 266516

OS Grid: SP382665

Mapcode National: GBR 6NN.2KX

Mapcode Global: VHBXK.ZK7N

Entry Name: Hunningham Railway Bridge

Listing Date: 30 August 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461987

Location: Hunningham, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Hunningham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Hunningham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP 36 NE HUNNINGHAM RIDGEWAY LANE, Marton
Junction
998/12/10004
Hunningham Railway Bridge

II*


Road bridge over railway line. 1849-50. Designed by W .T. Doyne; ironwork made by Messrs. Smith, Smith and Jarnes of Leamington; for the L.N.W.R. Two 156 Et. wrought-iron lattice girders, connected by wrought-iron transverse girders, covered by galvanised corrugated iron, containing concrete and metalled carriageway. Brick abutments with stone dressings. The bridge has a slight camber. Later in the C19 the bridge was reinforced under the centre by four lattice columns with horizontal lattice bracing girders and diagonal tensioned tie-bars. The bridge has a clear span of150 Et., which was a world record at the time of construction for a bridge of this type. It was built over the Rugby to Leamington line, now disused. SOURCE: Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Vol.IX [1850] pp 353-359.


Listing NGR: SP3824166516

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