River Sheppey Structures

Coxley A39 Bridge

Bridge Name:   Coxley A39 Bridge
No.:   95
Location:   A39 Coxley
Build Date:   circa 1912
Engineer:   Edward Stead

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Reinforced concrete arch bridge built in 1910 and designed by Edward Stead, when he was Assistant County Surveyor. Copings, stringcourses and quoins are of ashlar masonry with the remainder of the masonry rock faced. The end of the concrete deck is exposed in elevation. The bridge is 9 feet in span.1

Parapet inscription letters infilled with concrete S. C C. ( Somerset County Council ) COXLEY BRIDGE originally Cranley Bridge; rebuilt in 1798 and 1838; rebuilt 1910 for �300 – E.Ireland Contractor2

References:   1.Somerset HER 14363
2. Somerset Roads – A legacy of the Turnpikes – J B Bentley & B J Murless