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Description: Lawley Street Railway Viaduct
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217681
OS Grid Reference: SP0841987225
OS Grid Coordinates: 408419, 287225
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4829, -1.8774
SP 08 NE 7/84
1837-39, the last section of the Grand Junction Railway to be completed,
engineered by Joseph Locke, a viaduct of 28 arches carrying the track along
Viaduct Street across Lawley Street into Curzon Street Station. Heightened
and doubled in the 1850s and 6Os with the opening up of New Street Station.
The later superstructure of arches missing at north end. The original
viaduct is brick built with crisply detailed stone dressings and voussoirs
to the very flat elliptical arches. The later doubling and heightening is
of engineering brick only.
Listing NGR: SP0841987225
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Source: English Heritage
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