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HHER Number:5116
Type of record:Building


1850 bridge over the railway line; largely rebuilt


No image caption available  © Hertfordshire County Council

No image caption available © Hertfordshire County Council

Grid Reference:TL 241 031
Map Sheet:TL20SW
Parish:North Mymms, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Monument Types

  • BRIDGE (1850, Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Road bridge carrying Hawkshead Lane over the railway. Built in 1850 of brick. Skew, 3 arches with stone abutments, the middle arch spans 2 tracks, the outer ones 1 track each. Width c.6.3m, brick parapet with stone coping & wooden fence. <1>. Has been largely rebuilt. The piers remain but the remainder has been rebuilt with a concrete girder and metal parapet <2>.

<1> Branch Johnson, W, Survey of Industrial Monuments in Herts, Record 2680 (Sept 1965) (Index). SHT2635.

<2> Wild, Sarah (HCC), 1994, Survey, 22.4.94, incl photo (Unpublished document). SHT9650.

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: Branch Johnson, W. Survey of Industrial Monuments in Herts. Record 2680 (Sept 1965).
<2>Unpublished document: Wild, Sarah (HCC). 1994. Survey. 22.4.94, incl photo.