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Latitude: 53.7323 / 53°43'56"N
Longitude: -2.5646 / 2°33'52"W
OS Eastings: 362850
OS Northings: 426361
OS Grid: SD628263
Mapcode National: GBR BTJ8.KT
Mapcode Global: WH970.KGZ2
Entry Name: Hoghton Tower Viaduct at Sd 628 263
Listing Date: 17 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072534
English Heritage Legacy ID: 184396
Location: Hoghton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR5
Civil Parish: Hoghton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Hoghton Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 62 NW
2/142 Hoghton Tower Viaduct
at SD 628 263
Viaduct carrying Blackburn and Preston Railway over River Darwen. 1844-46;
company Engineer Joseph Locke, Resident Engineer T.W. Flanagan. Rock-faced
sandstone. Three semi-circular spans of 65 feet rising from 2 rectangular
piers in deep gorge of river, carrying track 116 feet above river bed;
corbel table to parapet. Construction took 18 months from laying of first
stone in December 1844.
Listing NGR: SD6285026360
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