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Latitude: 50.4526 / 50°27'9"N
Longitude: -3.6726 / 3°40'21"W
OS Eastings: 281356
OS Northings: 62751
OS Grid: SX813627
Mapcode National: GBR QM.RXVQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 376V.M1J
Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Immediately East of Littlehempston Bridge
Listing Date: 21 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108515
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100605
Location: Littlehempston, South Hams, Devon, TQ9
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Littlehempston
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Littlehempston St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 86 SW LITTLEHEMPSTON
5/57 Railway Viaduct immediately
east of Littlehempston
Railway viaduct over River Hems. Circa 1847. Stone rubble. Three spans with
elliptical pink sandstone arches on slight skew. Sandstone stringcourse above
and parapet with plain stone coping. C20 iron girder bridge on stone piers
alongside to east is not included. The South Devon Railway was authorised in
1844. This section from Newton Abbot to Totnes was opened in 1847 and pipes
were laid for atmospheric trains which were never used. The Great Western
Railway took over in 1876 and the South Devon Company was dissolved in 1878.
The broad gauge was replaced in 1892.
Listing NGR: SX8135662751
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