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St Johns Road Footbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Spalding, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.7846 / 52°47'4"N

Longitude: -0.1604 / 0°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 524165

OS Northings: 322370

OS Grid: TF241223

Mapcode National: GBR HX9.G7T

Mapcode Global: WHHMM.H8VK

Plus Code: 9C4XQRMQ+VR

Entry Name: St Johns Road Footbridge

Listing Date: 4 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475081

Location: Spalding St. John's, South Holland, Lincolnshire, PE11

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Holland

Electoral Ward/Division: Spalding St John's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Spalding

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Spalding St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 22 SW; 722/4/10033

ST JOHN'S ROAD (south-east side),
St John's Road Footbridge


Alternatively known as: St John's Road Footbridge, GREEN LANE.

Railway footbridge. c1860, for the Great Northern Railway Co. Wrought iron and timber. Bridge has two square corner towers, one at either end, made up of two round-headed arches each with four corner girders joined by lattice work cross pieces. These supports have curved and splayed bases. There are another S further round headed supporting arches of similar design which carry the bridge decking. Single long flights of steps lead up to the main corner towers with iron lattice balustrades and newel post made up of four corner girders with curved and splayed bases. Curved and stepped section leads from corner towers to main bridge span which has continuous lattice balustrade and arched external supports. The deck turns direction at the centre.

This is an very rare and large scale example of an railway footbridge built of an unusual wrought-iron construction.

Listing NGR: TF2416522370

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