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Railway Viaduct Across River South Tyne

A Grade II* Listed Building in Coanwood, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9189 / 54°55'8"N

Longitude: -2.5087 / 2°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 367492

OS Northings: 558363

OS Grid: NY674583

Mapcode National: GBR BCXK.PH

Mapcode Global: WH917.FMMG

Plus Code: 9C6VWF9R+HG

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Across River South Tyne

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240245

Location: Coanwood, Northumberland, CA8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Coanwood

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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6/126 Railway viaduct across
River South Tyne

The building shall be upgraded to grade II*.



6/126 Railway viaduct across
River South Tyne


Railway viaduct 1852. Probably by Sir George Barclay-Bruce. Stone, some minor
repairs in brick. From north-east to south-west 3 arches, a lower and narrower
arch flanked by broad pilasters, 9 large arches. Rock-faced piers, 3 in river
with triangular cutwaters; heavy imposts, semicircular arches with chamfered
arch rings. Row of block corbels immediately below the parapet, which has sloped
coping and terminates in low pyramidal caps. A spectacular viaduct reaching a
height of over 33m. above the river, and forming an important feature in the
landscape. For the Alston Branch of the Newcastle Carlisle Railway

Listing NGR: NY6749258363

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