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Railway Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7556 / 53°45'20"N

Longitude: -2.3669 / 2°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 375903

OS Northings: 428864

OS Grid: SD759288

Mapcode National: GBR CTX0.CG

Mapcode Global: WH96X.MV3S

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183801

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington St Mary Magdalen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ACCRINGTON BLACKBURN ROAD
SD 72 NE
5/5 and 7/5 Railway Viaduct
-
- II

Viaduct carrying East Lancashire Railway, 1847, by J.S. Perring and
D.A. Donaldson; restored 1866-7. Curving line of 19 (originally 21)
semicircular brick arches (40ft. span, 60ft. high) with stone plinths,
gritstone facings, rusticated voussoirs, roll-moulded string course, and
parapet. At the south end the line crosses Blackburn road on a segmental-
arched bridge with battered rock-faced abutments; at the north end are
3 similar arches, (the centre bridging Whalley Road), now separated from
the main structure by a short embankment. West side of 5th arch of
viaduct has keystone lettered "RH"
M
1847
(= Richard Hacking, Manager).


Listing NGR: SD7590328864

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