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Latitude: 50.9398 / 50°56'23"N
Longitude: -2.3368 / 2°20'12"W
OS Eastings: 376434
OS Northings: 115654
OS Grid: ST764156
Mapcode National: GBR 0WR.XR6
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ZM.KFC
Plus Code: 9C2VWMQ7+W7
Entry Name: Bagber Bridge
Listing Date: 20 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304359
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102386
Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10
Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 71 NE STURMINSTER NEWTON BAGBER
2/62 Bagber Bridge
On the common boundary of the parishes of Stalbridge and Sturminster Newton.
Road Bridge, c 1850 by W Davis (Engineer) and Coalbrookdale Co (makers)
Cast and wrought iron with coursed rubble abutments. Single span, Bridge
is of 4 cast iron girders prestressed with wrought iron bars. Arched rib
in profile of each girder. Tie rods beneath. Coursed rubble abutments with
string course, small square piers and capstones. Cast iron railings with
chamfered cast iron stanchions. An early example of the use of prestressing
techniques. (Located partly in Stalbridge Parish) Wallis AJ "Dorset Bridges:
A History and Guide", Abbey Press 1974, pp51 - 52.
Listing NGR: ST7643415654
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