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Description: Railway Viaduct
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183887
OS Grid Reference: SD7415028333
OS Grid Coordinates: 374150, 428333
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7507, -2.3935
OSWALDTWISTLE COACH ROAD
SD 72 NW
4/34 Railway Viaduct
Viaduct built to carry East Lancashire Railway across Tinker Brook,
c.1847 (Engineers J.S. Perring and J.A. Donaldson). Rock faced stone
piers and seven 40 ft. span brick arches, 50 ft. high, topped by a stone
band and solid parapet. Continuing at the west end is an ashlar bridge
which has a low segmental arch with rusticated voussoirs, radiating
masonry in the spandrels, balustrades, and piers at both ends with coved
alcoves in the faces and panelled entablatures with rounded coping stones.
This bridges a lane which was formerly the drive to Foxhill Bank House.
Listing NGR: SD7415028333
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Source: English Heritage
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