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Railway Viaduct over the Gilderdale Burn 250m North-East of Gilderdale Bridge, Alston Moor

Description: Railway Viaduct over the Gilderdale Burn 250m North-East of Gilderdale Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240254

OS Grid Reference: NY7034048650
OS Grid Coordinates: 370340, 548650
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8318, -2.4632

Location: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland CA9 3LA

Locality: Alston Moor
County: Cumbria
Country: England
Postcode: CA9 3LA

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Listing Text


19/135 Railway viaduct over the
Gilderdale Burn 250m north-
east of Gilderdale Bridge

Railway viaduct, now disused. 1852. Probably by Sir George Barclay-Bruce.
Squared stone with tooled and margined ashlar dressings. Central elliptical
arch flanked by lower semicircular arches; chamfered arch rings with keystones
and impost blocks, intrados of arches with channeled rustication. Flanking
pilasters with rusticated quoins. Projecting half-round band to base of parapet,
which terminates in low rectangular piers with pyramidal caps. For the Alston
branch of the Newcastle-Carlise railway.

Listing NGR: NY7034048650

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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