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Railway Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Littleborough, Rochdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6437 / 53°38'37"N

Longitude: -2.0932 / 2°5'35"W

OS Eastings: 393938

OS Northings: 416356

OS Grid: SD939163

Mapcode National: GBR FVT9.MK

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.TPF1

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213361

Location: Rochdale, OL15

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Littleborough Lakeside

Built-Up Area: Littleborough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Littleborough Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 91 NW, 1/27

LITTLEBOROUGH,
HALIFAX ROAD, Littleborough

Railway Viaduct

G.V.

II

Railway Viaduct. 1839 for Manchester Leeds Railway Co.
Engineer, G Stephenson. Rock-faced stone. Total of six elliptical arches, the
northern-most being skew and having arched walkways to
either side. All the arches have keystones, rusticated
voussoirs and are supported on piers with impost blocks.
One arch has been bricked up in C20. Coped parapet above a
continuous band, slightly altered on the west side as a
result of the station platform. Battered terminating piers.

An important landmark in the Littleborough townscape.


Listing NGR: SD9393816356

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