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Railway Bridge by Chepstow Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Chepstow, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6405 / 51°38'25"N

Longitude: -2.6709 / 2°40'15"W

OS Eastings: 353668

OS Northings: 193740

OS Grid: ST536937

Mapcode National: GBR JM.7WBS

Mapcode Global: VH87T.N1C5

Entry Name: Railway Bridge by Chepstow Station

Listing Date: 12 November 2002

Last Amended: 12 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 27113

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the N side of the station at the entrance to the Fairfield Mabey works.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Chepstow (Cas-gwent)

Community: Chepstow

Built-Up Area: Chepstow

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

Partly an original bridge of the Brunel railway of 1850, later extended on the downhill side.

Exterior

Railway bridge. Built of coursed rockfaced stone with tooled stone dressings. A wide chamfered segmental arch spans the road, narrow brick lining to the vault and blue-brick header arch to downhill (E) side, voussoirs to the uphill (W) side. Above is the deck with side rails. Parapet has coping on downhill side, lost to uphill side which has inset metal straps; at base a roll-moulded band. Curved and angled abutments partly buttressed.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as part of the Brunel railway close to the Brunel station. Group value with this, the footbridge and the former steam mill within the works.

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