Description: Clifton Railway Viaduct (The Thirteen Arches) That Part in Swinton and Pendlebury
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 211962
OS Grid Reference: SD7924103417
OS Grid Coordinates: 379241, 403417
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5270, -2.3146
SWINTON & PENDLEBURY CLIFTON
SD 70 SE
2/8 Clifton Railway
in Swinton and
Railway viaduct over River Irwell. 1848. For the Lancashire
and Yorkshire Railway. Rock-faced stone. Engineer probably J Hawkshaw.
Total of 18 arches. Curved on plan. Battered square piers support segmental
arches which spring from impost bands. The arch over the
river is considerably wider and is flanked by flat piers
which rise to parapet level. The coped parapet sits above a
continuous band. Square terminating piers.
Listing NGR: SD7924103417
Source: English Heritage
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