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Footbridge at Cogan's Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4466 / 51°26'47"N

Longitude: -3.1888 / 3°11'19"W

OS Eastings: 317480

OS Northings: 172624

OS Grid: ST174726

Mapcode National: GBR HX.N4M6

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.PW2Y

Plus Code: 9C3RCRW6+JF

Entry Name: Footbridge at Cogan's Station

Listing Date: 21 January 1993

Last Amended: 21 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13349

Building Class: Transport

Location: At N end of station platforms, aligned roughly E-W with, to S, flight of steps to each platform.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Community: Penarth

Built-Up Area: Penarth

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Late C19 cast iron and wrought iron pedestrian bridge over railway line at Cogan station. This section of former Barry Railway began services 20 December 1888.


Square cast-iron balusters with ball finials; foundry plates 'George Smith & Co, Glasgow'. Wrought iron lattice girder rails to stairs and bridge; cast iron handrail.
Steps have wooden treads and cast-iron risers with pierced quatrefoils. At turn of stairs half landing supported by cast-iron Italianate quattrocento style Corinthian columns on fluted plinths; pierced cast-iron angle bracing. Bridge has wooden decking; rails strengthened by five bulbous braces which pass under decking. Two modern lamps on N side of bridge.

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