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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377320
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
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
SW84NW TRURO (WEST)
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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