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Skell Railway Bridge, Ripon

Description: Skell Railway Bridge

Grade: II
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

Location: A61, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1NX

Locality: Ripon
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 1NX

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Listing Text

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

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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