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Central Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.8993 / 50°53'57"N

Longitude: -1.3945 / 1°23'40"W

OS Eastings: 442676

OS Northings: 111264

OS Grid: SU426112

Mapcode National: GBR RS1.V4

Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZQ.LJL

Entry Name: Central Bridge

Listing Date: 16 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491617

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU4211 Central Bridge

Railway bridge. 1881-2; by William Jacomb, chief engineer for the London and South Western Railway Company. Three spans; central span over railway lines has riveted iron box-girders supported on riveted iron piers with cross-bracing between; the side spans have iron beams with brick jack-arches between and riveted iron piers. Carriageway has cast-iron parapet balustrades with cast-iron lamp standards. The abutments are of red brick in Tudor style with moulded brick strings, 3-centred arches and brick semi-octagonal piers with arched panels and Portland stone dressings. Abutments at west end divides north and south and has flight of steps at centre. The Central Bridge carried the road from the Floating Bridge [opened in 1836] over river Itchen.
Buildings of England, p.554.

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