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British Rail East Coast Main Line Viaduct, Warkworth

Description: British Rail East Coast Main Line Viaduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237221

OS Grid Reference: NU2217703802
OS Grid Coordinates: 422177, 603802
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3278, -1.6520

Location: Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9AG

Locality: Warkworth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9AG

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW

12/330 British Rail
East Coast Main
Line Viaduct


Railway viaduct. Completed 1849/50, by Robert Stephenson for York, Newcastle
and Berwick Railway. Rock-faced stone with rock-faced-and-margined rusticated
voussoirs and cut dressings. Nine segmental arches on tall rectangular-plan
piers with sunk arched panels on inner faces, with twin pilasters at each end;
moulded imposts and top cornice. River pier has rounded cutwaters with band
below domed top. Later concrete underpinning to arch soffits, and girder

The northern part of the viaduct is in Acklington parish.

Listing NGR: NU2217703802

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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