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Healey Dell Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitworth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6399 / 53°38'23"N

Longitude: -2.1822 / 2°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 388047

OS Northings: 415944

OS Grid: SD880159

Mapcode National: GBR FV6B.BY

Mapcode Global: WHB8Q.GR2Z

Entry Name: Healey Dell Viaduct

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185821

Location: Whitworth, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Civil Parish: Whitworth

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Healey Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

Healey Dell Viaduct
- II

Viaduct carrying Lancashire and Yorkshire extension Railway over
River Spodden, 1869-70, Engineer A. Joy, now redundant. Snecked rock-faced
sandstone, with iron span over road. Very high structure spanning deep
gorge, with 8 semi-circular arches of 30ft span, the middle 3 skewed with
winding masonry; piers battered but differing: those rising from banks are
of massive square section with stepped pilastered faces, those carrying
the skew arches are narrow rhomboidal, built obliquely to the deck but
parallel to the line of the river; all piers have corbel table at the
springing of the arch.

Listing NGR: SD8804715944

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