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Railway Viaduct East of the Hermitage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester-le-Street East, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8423 / 54°50'32"N

Longitude: -1.579 / 1°34'44"W

OS Eastings: 427137

OS Northings: 549799

OS Grid: NZ271497

Mapcode National: GBR KDDF.YZ

Mapcode Global: WHC4B.QK96

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct East of the Hermitage

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Last Amended: 14 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109372

Location: County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester-le-Street East

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

CHESTER-LE-STREET A 167 (T)
NZ 24 NE 271497
(West side, off)
7/26 Railway Viaduct
east of The Hermitage
II

Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over Southburn Dene. 1868 for the North-
Eastern Railway Company. Light-red engineering brick in English bond; stone
plinths and parapet band.

Tall, c.200-metre long viaduct. 8 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 end
piers.

Late C20 railings and cantilevered refuges are not of special interest.
An important landscape feature.


Listing NGR: NZ2713749799

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