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Railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Allen

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2675 / 50°16'2"N

Longitude: -5.0536 / 5°3'12"W

OS Eastings: 182481

OS Northings: 45295

OS Grid: SW824452

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.X7Q9

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.311

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Allen

Listing Date: 29 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377319

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erme

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


TRURO

SW8245 TRURO (NORTH-WEST)
880-1/3/320 Railway viaduct, including redundant
29/01/91 piers, over River Allen

GV II

Railway viaduct, including redundant piers of original
viaduct. 1858. Present viaduct 1904. Redundant piers of 1858
designed by Brunel. Dressed granite Brunel piers otherwise of
rock-faced granite with brick arches and rendered parapet
fascia. 18 spans. 15 surviving Brunel piers.
Rectangular-on-plan piers, except for 5 Brunel piers which are
H on plan. Round arches carried on tapered piers with corbels
for timber centring; brick above level of piers. Iron refuges.
Brunel piers are 60 feet apart and were originally spanned by
fan-shaped timber constructions.


Listing NGR: SW8248145295

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