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Meer Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Measham, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7066 / 52°42'23"N

Longitude: -1.5202 / 1°31'12"W

OS Eastings: 432514

OS Northings: 312209

OS Grid: SK325122

Mapcode National: GBR 6HJ.6GW

Mapcode Global: WHCGT.M79D

Plus Code: 9C4WPF4H+JW

Entry Name: Meer Bridge

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187924

Location: Measham, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Measham

Built-Up Area: Measham

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Measham St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/03/2016

SK 31 SW

Meer Bridge


Skew bridge of c1869-73. Carried road over railway line and includes long
slope with brick retaining walls to one side. Red brick English bond,
stone coped with stone springing to single segmental brick arch. Side
buttresses. 5 brick string course with moulded upper brick on outside
of walls bordering road just above road level. Road slope begins parallel
to line and crosses diagonally to end at 90° to line on other side.
No trace of further bridge which followed immediately to carry road over
former canal: replaced by earth bank. Built for L. & N.W. & M.R. Ashby
and Nuneaton Joint Railway.

Listing NGR: SK3251412209

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