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Former railway bridge over the River Severn carrying the Bewdley to Tenbury Wells line. The line was taken up, and the bridge demolished, many years ago, although the stone supports for the latter remain.
(Source: Field Visit 1998)

Type of site VULNERABLE POINT
Location Dowles Railway Bridge over the River Severn, approx. three-quarters of a mile NW of Bewdley.
Area Bewdley, Worcestershire, England
Grid reference SO 7799 7646 (Scale: 1:10000 , 1954)
Period WW2
Condition Removed
Materials Steel, Stone
Recorder Wilks, Mick (Hereford and Worcester Defence of Britain Project)
Attached Sheets (1) - site location map.
DOB site reference: S0013834
Associated Identifier Hereford and Worcester SMR (ref: HWCM 27717)
Reference Home Guard files
Event Designation, In the period 1940 1941
Field Visit, During 1998
Destruction, In the period 1945 1965