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Railway Viaduct, Accrington

Description: Railway Viaduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183801

OS Grid Reference: SD7590328864
OS Grid Coordinates: 375903, 428864
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7556, -2.3669

Location: A679, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 1ER

Locality: Accrington
Local Authority: Hyndburn Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB5 1ER

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Listing Text

SD 72 NE
5/5 and 7/5 Railway Viaduct
- II

Viaduct carrying East Lancashire Railway, 1847, by J.S. Perring and
D.A. Donaldson; restored 1866-7. Curving line of 19 (originally 21)
semicircular brick arches (40ft. span, 60ft. high) with stone plinths,
gritstone facings, rusticated voussoirs, roll-moulded string course, and
parapet. At the south end the line crosses Blackburn road on a segmental-
arched bridge with battered rock-faced abutments; at the north end are
3 similar arches, (the centre bridging Whalley Road), now separated from
the main structure by a short embankment. West side of 5th arch of
viaduct has keystone lettered "RH"
(= Richard Hacking, Manager).

Listing NGR: SD7590328864

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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