© Mrs Gillian Reed
BRIDGE OVER GRAND WESTERN CANAL AT TREFUSIS FARM,
BRADFORD ON TONE, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Mrs Gillian Reed
04 October 2002
16 July 1981
Date of last amendment:
07 August 1986
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5/1 Canal Bridge at NGR ST 1665 2315
(formerly listed as Bridge over
Grand Western Canal at Trefusis
Road bridge over remains of Grand Western Canal. 1831-38 by James Green engineer to the
Canal Company. Limestone dressed and squared, dressed voussoirs and string band,
heavy rounded edge coping. Single flat segmental arch carried on 4 cast iron ribs
bearing cast iron plates as centring for road bed. Straight abutments. An early and rare
example of a canal bridge of cast iron construction. The canal closed in 1867.
(Harris, Grand Western Canal, 1973).