SO7126 : Railway overbridge, Oxenhall Lane

taken 8 years ago, near to Newent, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Railway overbridge, Oxenhall Lane
Railway overbridge, Oxenhall Lane
This picture shows the parapets of a bridge over the dismantled Gloucester - Ledbury railway line. The road bends quite sharply immediately behind me, which accounts for the repairs to the right-hand parapet, and the subsequent damage to those repairs! The railway line was, for the most part, built on the course of the Gloucester - Hereford canal, which was outdated even before it opened. However, when the canal was converted by the GWR, they built this section from scratch to avoid Oxenhall canal tunnel, which even then was not in the best condition.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7105 2649 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.1695N 2:25.3499W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7105 2648
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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