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Description: Railway Viaduct East of the Hermitage
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109372
OS Grid Reference: NZ2713749799
OS Grid Coordinates: 427137, 549799
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8423, -1.5790
CHESTER-LE-STREET A 167 (T)
NZ 24 NE 271497
(West side, off)
7/26 Railway Viaduct
east of The Hermitage
Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over Southburn Dene. 1868 for the North-
Eastern Railway Company. Light-red engineering brick in English bond; stone
plinths and parapet band.
Tall, c.200-metre long viaduct. 8 elliptical arches, in 7 rows of header bond,
on thin slightly-battered piers with tall rock-faced plinths; arches partly
refaced on west. Moulded band at track level. Low parapet with paired end
Late C20 railings and cantilevered refuges are not of special interest.
An important landscape feature.
Listing NGR: NZ2713749799
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Source: English Heritage
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