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Latitude: 51.707 / 51°42'25"N
Longitude: -2.6691 / 2°40'8"W
OS Eastings: 353864
OS Northings: 201130
OS Grid: SO538011
Mapcode National: GBR JM.3PBB
Mapcode Global: VH87F.PCB8
Entry Name: Brockweir Bridge
Listing Date: 29 September 2000
Last Amended: 29 September 2000
Source ID: 24046
Building Class: Transport
Location: At the NE boundary of the Community on the east side of the A466 and crossing the river Wye into England.
Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Opened in 1908 to replace a ferry. It was designed and built by E Finch and Co's foundry of Chepstow and was restored in 1986 by Sheppard Adkins (Engineering) Ltd.
The bridge is constructed of cast and wrought iron. Paired cast iron cylinders are cross-braced to form the piers. Three spans of wrought iron lattice girders with the roadway running inside the girders which are separate to each span. Makers plate on the parapet E FINCH & Co LIMTD ENGINEERS 1908 IRONFOUNDERS CHEPSTOW, also one commemorating the restoration of the bridge in 1986 by Sheppard Adkins (Engineering) Ltd. The bridge spans the border between Wales and England and between Monmouthshire and the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire.
Included as an unaltered iron bridge constructed in a highly picturesque location.
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