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Former Railway Viaduct, Shepton Mallet

Description: Former Railway Viaduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266655

OS Grid Reference: ST6203544308
OS Grid Coordinates: 362035, 144308
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1967, -2.5447

Location: Bath Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5HG

Locality: Shepton Mallet
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 5HG

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Listing Text


4/254 Former Railway Viaduct


- II

Railway viaduct, now disused. Opened 1874, for Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, Shepton Mallet to Bath extension,
doubled in width 1894, partially rebuilt 1946. 6-arches of varying height carrying elevated double width trackway at
right angles over Bath Road. Rock faced masonary to North half, brick faced to South half, brick linings to all arch
heads. Large piers to each end, having pyramidal capstones. C20 concrete shuttering to central piers for reinforcement.
Important structure as it frames an entrance into the town from the North.

Listing NGR: ST6203544308

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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