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Hoghton Tower Viaduct at Sd 628 263

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoghton, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7323 / 53°43'56"N

Longitude: -2.5646 / 2°33'52"W

OS Eastings: 362850

OS Northings: 426361

OS Grid: SD628263

Mapcode National: GBR BTJ8.KT

Mapcode Global: WH970.KGZ2

Entry Name: Hoghton Tower Viaduct at Sd 628 263

Listing Date: 17 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184396

Location: Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR5

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Hoghton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hoghton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

HOGHTON
SD 62 NW
2/142 Hoghton Tower Viaduct
at SD 628 263
17.4.67
- II

Viaduct carrying Blackburn and Preston Railway over River Darwen. 1844-46;
company Engineer Joseph Locke, Resident Engineer T.W. Flanagan. Rock-faced
sandstone. Three semi-circular spans of 65 feet rising from 2 rectangular
piers in deep gorge of river, carrying track 116 feet above river bed;
corbel table to parapet. Construction took 18 months from laying of first
stone in December 1844.


Listing NGR: SD6285026360

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