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Latitude: 52.7786 / 52°46'42"N
Longitude: -3.099 / 3°5'56"W
OS Eastings: 325964
OS Northings: 320677
OS Grid: SJ259206
Mapcode National: GBR 71.Y3PZ
Mapcode Global: WH794.CFJ6
Entry Name: Road Bridge over Disused Railway cutting in centre of Wern
Listing Date: 5 April 1993
Last Amended: 5 April 1993
Source ID: 14214
Building Class: Transport
Location: Carries public road from Llanymynech to Newbridge at splayed angle over railway cutting.
Community: Carreghofa (Carreghwfa)
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Built 1866-1870 when the cutting of double track width for the Potteries, Shrewsbury and North Wales Railway was made.
Pink sandstone, rock-faced and snecked stonework, segmental arch with arch ring of five courses of red brick, the under-side of the bridge spanned by diagonal courses of brickwork. Two ramped stone buttresses, impost band and band course at base of parapet, stepped out end piers with dressed pitched coping stones, dressed stone copings to parapet.
Adjoins trough of canal aqueduct which was constructed at the same time; the masonry revetment walls to the cutting continue in an unbroken line ending in long raking abutments.
Included for grouping with rare ironwork canal aqueduct adjoining.
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