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Railway Viaduct Approximately 15 Metres West of Road Bridge over River Mole

A Grade II Listed Building in Mole Valley, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2947 / 51°17'40"N

Longitude: -0.3352 / 0°20'6"W

OS Eastings: 516174

OS Northings: 156377

OS Grid: TQ161563

Mapcode National: GBR 6P.B5V

Mapcode Global: VHGRV.4QNC

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Approximately 15 Metres West of Road Bridge over River Mole

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290569

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT22

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

District Council Ward: Leatherhead North

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Fetcham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

LEATHERHEAD WATERWAY ROAD
TQ/1656 SW (west side, off)
11/172
Railway Viaduct approx. 15 metres
west of road bridge over River Mole

GV II

Ornamental railway viaduct over River Mole. 1867, for London, Brighton, and
South Coast Railway Company. Red brick with stone dressings. Four semi-circular
arches on rectangular piers with curved cutwaters; the piers have imposts, the
arches have arch-bands and keystones, and in each spandrel is a roundel of
raised brick; crossing the heads of the arches tangentially is a moulded stone
string-course on 3 courses of moulded brick, and above that a balustraded
parapet with square brick banded balusters and moulded stone coping. The soffits
of the arches are built in winding courses of brick. History: the ornamental
treatment of the viaduct was demanded by Thomas Grissell, owner of most of
the land which the railway crossed in this area, and himself a railway contractor
(reference: Alan A. Jackson Dorking's Railways, 1988).


Listing NGR: TQ1617456377

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