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British Railways Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7926 / 53°47'33"N

Longitude: -2.2483 / 2°14'53"W

OS Eastings: 383741

OS Northings: 432946

OS Grid: SD837329

Mapcode National: GBR DSRL.16

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.FXMX

Plus Code: 9C5VQQV2+2M

Entry Name: British Railways Viaduct

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466978

ID on this website: 101022608

Location: Stoneyholme, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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906-1/15/5 (North side)
29/09/77 British Railways Viaduct


Railway viaduct. 1847-8. For the East Lancashire Railway
Company. Coursed rock-faced sandstone blocks with freestone
dressings and red brick soffits to the arches. Straight line
approx 400m long. 15 semicircular arches with rusticated
voussoirs, carried on slightly battered piers with plain
imposts bands carried round; with a continuous chamfered
cornice and low coped parapets (part damaged). A conspicuous
and imposing feature of the urban landscape, closing the view
north-east from the town centre. Forms a group with Clifton
Street railway bridge approx 100m west (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8374132946

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