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Railway Viaduct railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Kenwyn

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2649 / 50°15'53"N

Longitude: -5.06 / 5°3'35"W

OS Eastings: 182016

OS Northings: 45025

OS Grid: SW820450

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.XD19

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.6KJ

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Kenwyn

Listing Date: 30 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377320

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: Truro St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/1/321 Railway viaduct, including redundant
piers, over River Kenwyn


Includes: Railway viaduct ST GEORGE'S ROAD.
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. 11 spans. 5 surviving Brunel piers.
Rectangular-on-plan piers. Round arches carried on tapered
piers with corbels for timber centring. Refuges every 3 bays,
over the piers. Brunel piers are 60 feet apart and were
originally spanned by fan-shaped timber constructions.

Listing NGR: SW8201645025

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