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Latitude: 54.8588 / 54°51'31"N
Longitude: -1.5791 / 1°34'44"W
OS Eastings: 427118
OS Northings: 551635
OS Grid: NZ271516
Mapcode National: GBR KDD8.X1
Mapcode Global: WHC4B.Q48J
Entry Name: Railway Viaduct over Chester Burn
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159006
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109378
Location: County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Chester-le-Street West Central
Built-Up Area: Chester-le-Street
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street
Church of England Diocese: Durham
CHESTER-LE-STREET SOUTH BURNS
NZ 25 SE
(West end, off)
4/32 Railway Viaduct
over Chester Burn
Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over Chester Burn. 1868 for the North-
Eastern Railway Company. Light-red engineering brick in English bond; stone
plinths and parapet band.
Tall, c.230-metre long viaduct. 11 elliptical arches, in 7 rows of header
bond, on thin slightly-battered piers with tall rock-faced plinths; arches
partly refaced on west. Moulded band at track level. Low parapet with paired
Late C20 railings and cantilevered refuges are not of special interest. An
important townscape feature.
Listing NGR: NZ2711851635
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