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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHEPSTOW RAIL BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1186666

Location

CHEPSTOW RAIL BRIDGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Sir Fynwy - MonmouthshireUnitary AuthorityChepstow Community
GloucestershireForest of DeanDistrict AuthorityTidenham

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Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 354595

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TIDENHAM TUTSHILL ST 59 SW 12/249 Chepstow Rail Bridge (see also Chepstow list) 7.8.54 (formerly listed as Chepstow Tubular Railway Suspension Bridge (Part in Lydney Road)) - II Rail bridge over river Wye. 1849 by Brunel. Cast and wrought iron and steel. One large inverted 'W' girder spans the river from the Gloucestershire side to a group of six tubular iron supports, then three spans in simple channel form carried on two sets of three tubular iron supports on land on the Gwent side, to heavy stone abutment to the railway embankment. Balustrade in profiled pressed steel. Most of the super-structure is not original, the principal Brunel work being in the tubular supports.

Listing NGR: ST5394894083

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National Grid Reference: ST 53948 94083

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