Description: Skell Railway Bridge
Date Listed: 12 October 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 330057
OS Grid Reference: SE3195770941
OS Grid Coordinates: 431957, 470941
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1333, -1.5124
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SE 3170 RIPON FISHER GREEN
12.10.77 Skell Railway Bridge
1845-8. Rockfaced sandstone. Ashlar dressings. Three segmental arches with
rusticated voussoirs. Buttresses. Band. Coped parapet.
History. The Act of Parliament for the Leeds and Thirsk Railway (from 1851 the Leeds
Northern Railway, then from 1854 the North Eastern Railway, finally the London and
North Eastern Railway) was passed on 21 July 1845. Cutting began on 20 October 1845.
The section between Ripon and Thirsk opened on 5 January 1848. This section (between
Weeden and Ripon) opened on 13 September 1848.
Listing NGR: SE3195770941
Source: English Heritage
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