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Latitude: 54.9764 / 54°58'35"N
Longitude: -1.593 / 1°35'34"W
OS Eastings: 426146
OS Northings: 564720
OS Grid: NZ261647
Mapcode National: GBR SS7.FD
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.H5MV
Entry Name: Ouseburn Viaduct with Accommodation Arch
Listing Date: 12 November 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120788
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304882
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: South Heaton
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE STEPNEY ROAD
12/534 Ouseburn viaduct with
12.11.65 accommodation arch
Railway viaduct. 1837-9 by John and Benjamin Green for Newcastle and North Shields
Railway Company; altered and width doubled 1869 for North-Eastern Railway Company.
Sandstone ashlar with iron arches and superstructure (added in 1869 when original
laminated timber arches were removed).
T-section iron lattices between arches and railway bed girders, which are also
supported by masonry. Sloped copings to buttressed piers and abutments. Ashlar skew
arch over Stepney Road. Historical note: one of the earliest bridges constructed in
Britain using the Wiebeking system of laminated wood; the present iron work closely
resembles the timber original.
Listing NGR: NZ2614664720
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