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Railway Bridge over Main Line Railway Taunton to Bristol

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyng, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0491 / 51°2'56"N

Longitude: -2.9905 / 2°59'25"W

OS Eastings: 330665

OS Northings: 128219

OS Grid: ST306282

Mapcode National: GBR M6.G65H

Mapcode Global: FRA 46MB.W6W

Plus Code: 9C3V22X5+MR

Entry Name: Railway Bridge over Main Line Railway Taunton to Bristol

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269546

Location: Lyng, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Lyng

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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7/24 Railway bridge over main line
railway Taunton to Bristol
- II

Road bridge over railway line. Circa 1842 by I.K. Brunel. Red brick with some lias dressings. Single elegant segmental
arch spanning double track railway in a cutting at right-angles, head of arch with brick voussoirs, ornamental square
lias voussoirs at intervals. Brick band at roadway level, brick parapets with plain lias cappings. Roadway raises
slippy over centre of bridge. Good unaltered C19 example of railway architecture. An unaltered example of a 'flying'
bridge characteristic of the Bristol and Exeter Railway, later the G.W.R.

Listing NGR: ST3066528219

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