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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
Entry Name: Railway Bridge over Main Line Railway Taunton to Bristol
Listing Date: 24 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344694
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269546
Location: Lyng, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA3
Civil Parish: Lyng
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
7/24 Railway bridge over main line
railway Taunton to Bristol
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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