Record Details

NHER Number:55399
Type of record:Monument
Name:Hellesdon Footbridge


Ex-railway bridge over the River Wensum.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1993 0998
Map Sheet:TG10NE

Full description

Built to span the River Wensum in 1882 to bring the Lynn - Fakenham line to Norwich. Bridge span is around 50-75ft. Constructed from iron girders. Since the railway was removed the bridge is used as part of a footpath.
See (S1).
W. Arnold (HES), 12 April 2011.

Monument Types

  • FOOTBRIDGE (Unknown to 21st Century)
  • RAILWAY BRIDGE (19th Century to Unknown - 1882 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records.

Related records

13584Part of: Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway (Norwich to Cromer via Holt), North Norfolk Railway (Monument)
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