Oxley Viaduct, Wolverhampton
Description: Oxley Viaduct
Date Listed: 31 March 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 378422
OS Grid Reference: SJ9107300552
OS Grid Coordinates: 391073, 300552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6027, -2.1332
Location: 53 Viaduct Dr, Wolverhampton WV6 0UX
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SJ90SW GORSEBROOK ROAD
895-1/2/235 Oxley Viaduct
Viaduct. 1847-9. By Robert Stephenson and William Baker for
Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway Company. Blue brick with
ashlar dressings. 12 segmental arches with ashlar impost bands
and platt band over; stone-coped brick parapet; 3rd arch from
north is skew arch over the Birmingham Canal Navigation
(q.v.), with rusticated ashlar voussoirs; blind round-headed
arch to south. An impressive and early example.
(Collins P: Notes on buildings of interest in Wolverhampton:
Listing NGR: SJ9107300552
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