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Bridge over Railway in Sydney Gardens

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bathwick, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3865 / 51°23'11"N

Longitude: -2.3489 / 2°20'56"W

OS Eastings: 375814

OS Northings: 165332

OS Grid: ST758653

Mapcode National: GBR 0QJ.0YP

Mapcode Global: VH96M.7DKY

Plus Code: 9C3V9MP2+JC

Entry Name: Bridge over Railway in Sydney Gardens

Listing Date: 11 August 1972

Last Amended: 15 October 2010

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1395281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 510693

ID on this website: 101395281

Location: Sydney Gardens, Bathwick, Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Road bridge Footbridge

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Bridge over railway in Sydney Gardens
(Formerly Listed as: SYDNEY GARDENS Railway Bridge)


Bridge over railway in Sydney Gardens at approach to Rotunda. c1840. By I.K. Brunel for the Great Western Railway.
MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar parapet, piers and south face, dark engineering brick north archivolt and many repairs to intrados.
EXTERIOR: Angled semi-elliptical arch across railway, semicircular arch across footpath through west abutment which pierced by three semicircular arches with views from footpath to railway line. Stone parapet has coped parapet, semicircular heads and bases to narrow pierced vertical panels and plinth/cornice over arch. North-west corner of parapet curves down to footpath.
SOURCES: John Froud, 'The Great Western Railway in Bathwick' in 'Beyond Mr Pulteney's Bridge' (Bath Preservation Trust exhib. Cat. 1987), 18-19.

Listing NGR: ST7581465331

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