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Borle Brook Iron Bridge

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Near Highley in Worcestershire

Crosses Borle Brook near its confluence with the River Severn. Location shown on Geograph entry[1]

Note: There is no vehicular access nearby. ONLY accessible on foot via the Severn Way, which crosses the footbridge.

Ironwork cast by the Coalbrookdale Co in 1828. The detailing is slightly more ornate than on some of the company's earlier bridges, with raised beading on the outside of the arch ribs, and collars on the transverse tubes below the deck.

Grade II listed[2]

Masonry threatened by early stages of tree growth.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Geograph entry
  2. [2] Historic England entry