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Latitude: 52.3813 / 52°22'52"N
Longitude: -1.3996 / 1°23'58"W
OS Eastings: 440962
OS Northings: 276083
OS Grid: SP409760
Mapcode National: GBR 7NW.LZ6
Mapcode Global: VHBX6.PDFW
Entry Name: Avon Viaduct
Listing Date: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034898
English Heritage Legacy ID: 308790
Location: Brandon and Bretford, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV8
Civil Parish: Brandon and Bretford
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Wolston St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
BRANDON AND BRETFORD
Avon Viaduct (that part in Brandon and Bretford C.P)
Railway viaduct. c.1835. Brick faced with rusticated sandstone ashlar with
strongly projecting moulded string course, and coped parapet. 9 elliptical
arches and 6 narrower subsidiary round arches have rusticated voussoirs. Canted
piers between each arch. Larger piers between main and subsidiary arches and to
ends have octagonal caps. 2 subsidiary arches to west are bricked up and largely
hidden by the embankment. Built for the London and Birmingham Railway.
(Thomas Roscoe: The London and Birmingham Railway, c.1838, pp.116-117 and Plate
Listing NGR: SP4096276083
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