Avon Bridge

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This article is about the railway bridge in Bristol. For the village of Avonbridge in Scotland, see Avonbridge.
AvonBridge
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Railway Bridge over the Avon
Coordinates 51°26′59″N 2°33′28″W / 51.4497°N 2.5578°W / 51.4497; -2.5578Coordinates: 51°26′59″N 2°33′28″W / 51.4497°N 2.5578°W / 51.4497; -2.5578
Carries Great Western Main Line
Crosses River Avon, Bristol
Locale Bristol, England
History
Architect Isambard Kingdom Brunel

The Avon Bridge is a railway bridge over the River Avon in Brislington, Bristol, England.

It was built in 1839 by Isambard Kingdom Brunel has been designated by English Heritage as a grade I listed building.[1]

The bridge carries the Great Western Main Line into Bristol Temple Meads railway station over the River Avon, approximately 300 metres (980 ft) west (downstream) of Netham Weir.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Avon Bridge". Images of England. Retrieved 2007-03-16. 

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