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Torksey Viaduct over River Trent, Torksey

Description: Torksey Viaduct over River Trent

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 197041

OS Grid Reference: SK8354079179
OS Grid Coordinates: 483540, 379179
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3030, -0.7478

Locality: Torksey
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN1 2YZ

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Listing Text

2/67 Torksey Viaduct
over River Trent



Railway bridge. 1847-49. Designed by John Fowler. Cast iron, coursed rubble stone brick and ashlar dressings. Bridge of2 equal box girder spans supported on single central pier and double side piers. Central pier has rusticated, rounded cut waters and pier with rusticated quoins, moulded base and entablature topped with blocking course and pyramidal cap. Each end has similar double piers with between moulded round arches with keystones and a moulded band above. Internal arches brick. This is a rare and early example of a box girder bridge. The eastern half of this bridge falls within the parish of Torksey. See item No 2/79, Torksey, Lincs.

Listing NGR: SK8354079179

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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