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Railway Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Combe Florey, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270290

Location: Combe Florey, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Combe Florey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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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