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Disused Faringdon railway parapet supporting old railway bridge is deteriorating on right side heading south to Fernham.Over last 5 yrs have over 5 cotswold stone bricks now fallen out as bridge support buttress breaks down.

Reported anonymously at 17:01, Monday 8 July 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council and Vale of White Horse District Council 4 minutes later

Facing wall of bridge buttress being broken by weather and tons of earth behind it. Watched yearly and more and more bricks falling out of wall for last 5 years. Needs checking by structural engineer to ensure safe/ no major bridge support collapse onto road if gets worse and cotswold stone facing preserved as unique survivor of disused Faringdon Railway line.

Council ref: ENQ19837418

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 17:05, Monday 8 July 2019

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 17:39, Monday 5 August 2019

  • This structure belongs to historic railways which is part of Highways England.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 09:51, Tuesday 6 August 2019

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