Railway/ Skew Bridge

Historic Map

Skew bridge is a single arch bridge railway bridge, built in 1883 for the Swindon, Marlborough & Andover Railway, which then became the Midland & South Western Railway.

The line ran from Cirencester to Swindon Old Town and closed in 1961.

4.15.1 Swindon (253n)
Swindon, looking north at Skew Bridge that carried the M&SWJ railway over the canal
4.15 Swindon (255n)
Swindon, looking north east on top of Skew bridge
092 From M SWJ Bridge July 1977
From M SWJ Bridge
091 M SWJ Bridge July 1977
M SWJ Bridge
090 M SWJ Bridge July 1977
M SWJ Bridge
097 Towards Wootton Bassett from M SWJ Bridge spring 1978
Towards Wootton Bassett from M SWJ Bridge
096 beneath M SWJ Bridge spring 1978
Beneath M SWJ Bridge
095 Beneath M SWJ Bridge spring 1978
Beneath M SWJ Bridge
094 M SWJ Bridge spring 1978
M SWJ Bridge
102 Kingshill spring 1978
Kingshill
105 M SWJ bridge Kingshill June 1978
M SWJ bridge Kingshill
104 M SWJ bridge Kingshill June 1978
M SWJ bridge Kingshill
109 Work at Kingshill 6th August 1978
Work at Kingshill
108 Work at Kingshill 6th August 1978
Work at Kingshill