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Former Railway Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1967 / 51°11'48"N

Longitude: -2.5447 / 2°32'40"W

OS Eastings: 362035

OS Northings: 144308

OS Grid: ST620443

Mapcode National: GBR MS.4YZ8

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.V52X

Entry Name: Former Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 21 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266655

Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet

Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/254 Former Railway Viaduct


- II

Railway viaduct, now disused. Opened 1874, for Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, Shepton Mallet to Bath extension,
doubled in width 1894, partially rebuilt 1946. 6-arches of varying height carrying elevated double width trackway at
right angles over Bath Road. Rock faced masonary to North half, brick faced to South half, brick linings to all arch
heads. Large piers to each end, having pyramidal capstones. C20 concrete shuttering to central piers for reinforcement.
Important structure as it frames an entrance into the town from the North.

Listing NGR: ST6203544308

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