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Dowles Bridge, Bewdley

DOWLES BRIDGE

Grid Reference: SO 963799

The Dowles bridge carried the Tenbury & Bewdley railway over the Severn. This consisted of three lattice girder deck spans of 70ft on stone abutments and piers.

Dowles Bridge

These massive stone piers in the river formerly carried the railway across the Severn.

Close-up View of Dowles Bridge

Walkers can easily reach this location by following the road and then the footpath north from Bewdley on the west bank of the river. Walking shoes or boots are recommended in wet weather.

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