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Description: Hoghton Tower Viaduct at Sd 628 263
Date Listed: 17 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 184396
OS Grid Reference: SD6285026360
OS Grid Coordinates: 362850, 426360
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7323, -2.5646
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SD 62 NW
2/142 Hoghton Tower Viaduct
at SD 628 263
Viaduct carrying Blackburn and Preston Railway over River Darwen. 1844-46;
company Engineer Joseph Locke, Resident Engineer T.W. Flanagan. Rock-faced
sandstone. Three semi-circular spans of 65 feet rising from 2 rectangular
piers in deep gorge of river, carrying track 116 feet above river bed;
corbel table to parapet. Construction took 18 months from laying of first
stone in December 1844.
Listing NGR: SD6285026360
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Source: English Heritage
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