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Railway Viaduct over the River Nidd

A Grade II* Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0084 / 54°0'30"N

Longitude: -1.4715 / 1°28'17"W

OS Eastings: 434734

OS Northings: 457058

OS Grid: SE347570

Mapcode National: GBR LQ52.7V

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.CHJY

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct over the River Nidd

Listing Date: 15 May 1968

Last Amended: 12 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330694

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NORTH YORKSHIRE
HARROGATE
5338

SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH

15.5.68
6/31 Railway Viaduct over the
River Nidd (formerly listed
as The Railway Viaduct)

GV II*

Viaduct. 1851. Engineer Thomas Grainger for the Leeds and Thirsk Railway Gritstone.
Approximately 100 metres long and 30 metres high, carrying 2 tracks on 4
arches. 2 central round arches span the river, the 2 flanking arches span
the Long Walk (south bank) and Waterside (north bank). Round cut-waters
carried up as buttresses with projecting bands and small half-towers at top.
Embattled parapet. Work on the viaduct was begun in 1847, but the bridge
collapsed in 1848. The replacement cost £9,803 to construct.
B Jennings (Ed), A History of Harrogate and Knaresborough, (1970), p 307.
H Speight, Nidderdale (1906), p 52.


Listing NGR: SE3473457058

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