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Avon Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandon and Bretford, Warwickshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308790

Location: Brandon and Bretford, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV8

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

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

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Listing Text


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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