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Five Arches, Railway Viaduct 200 Metres North of Water Lane, Watford

Description: Five Arches, Railway Viaduct 200 Metres North of Water Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 158219

OS Grid Reference: TQ1166196574
OS Grid Coordinates: 511661, 196574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6569, -0.3872

Location: Stephenson Way, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 2SB

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 2SB

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Listing Text


Five Arches,
Railway Viaduct 200 m
north of Water Lane
TQ 19 NW 4/25


1836-7 railway bridge carrying former London to Birmingham Railway over River Colne
by R Stephenson. Brick, 5 ca 40' span arches, 45' high in centre. Brick arches with
projecting courses at springing and parapet levels. Abutments with 2 shallow
depressed arches each end.
Widened 1849 and 1875, but original bridge remains on west side.

J Bourne: Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway 1839.

Listing NGR: TQ1166196574

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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