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Latitude: 51.0856 / 51°5'8"N
Longitude: -3.2186 / 3°13'6"W
OS Eastings: 314743
OS Northings: 132511
OS Grid: ST147325
Mapcode National: GBR LW.CVT6
Mapcode Global: FRA 4647.XKZ
Plus Code: 9C3R3QPJ+6H
Entry Name: Railway Bridge
Listing Date: 4 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344875
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270290
Location: Combe Florey, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4
District: Somerset West and Taunton
Civil Parish: Combe Florey
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Tagged with: Railway bridge
ST13SW COMBE FLOREY CP
2/79 Railway Bridge
Bridge carrying railway line from Taunton to Watchet. Circa 1860. Red sandstone and conglomorate, coursed, squared,
dressed masonry, ashlar archivolt of arch. Single arch with splayed base, rusticated voussoirs, no parapet. Curved
walls abuting bank, extended on Northeast side with quoins about 20 metres behind Nos 1 and 2 Nethercot (qv). Much of
the sandstone came from the quarry situated Southwest side. This is an imposing bridge that forms an attractive group
with Nos I and 2 Nethercot. One of the most impressive railway bridges on the West Somerset Railway begun in 1859 and
completed to Watchet in 1862.
Listing NGR: ST1474332511
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