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Avon Viaduct, Brandon and Bretford

Description: Avon Viaduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 308790

OS Grid Reference: SP4096276083
OS Grid Coordinates: 440962, 276083
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3813, -1.3996

Location: Main Street, Brandon, Warwickshire CV8 3HR

Locality: Brandon and Bretford
Local Authority: Rugby Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV8 3HR

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Listing Text

Avon Viaduct (that part in
Brandon and Bretford C.P)

- II

Railway viaduct. c.1835. Brick faced with rusticated sandstone ashlar with
strongly projecting moulded string course, and coped parapet. 9 elliptical
arches and 6 narrower subsidiary round arches have rusticated voussoirs. Canted
piers between each arch. Larger piers between main and subsidiary arches and to
ends have octagonal caps. 2 subsidiary arches to west are bricked up and largely
hidden by the embankment. Built for the London and Birmingham Railway.
(Thomas Roscoe: The London and Birmingham Railway, c.1838, pp.116-117 and Plate

Listing NGR: SP4096276083

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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