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Series of 16 Strainer Arches in Railway Cutting at Sd 581 192

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.668 / 53°40'4"N

Longitude: -2.6346 / 2°38'4"W

OS Eastings: 358166

OS Northings: 419247

OS Grid: SD581192

Mapcode National: GBR BV10.DV

Mapcode Global: WH97C.H2NC

Entry Name: Series of 16 Strainer Arches in Railway Cutting at Sd 581 192

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357560

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Town: Chorley

Electoral Ward/Division: Chorley North West

Built-Up Area: Chorley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Chorley St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 51 NE CHORLEY off EUXTON LANE
and PRESTON ROAD

Series of 16 strainer arches in
5/45 railway cutting at SD 581 192

- II


Series of 16 strainer or "flying" arches in railway cutting for the Euxton
Section of the Bolton and Preston Railway, 1842. Punched gritstone. Span 26
feet 9 inches, width of each arch 18 inches, intervals irregular but c.15
feet. Segmental arches carry solid spandrels, the coping of which sweeps
down to a centre span composed only of voussoirs with a flat coping. Rare,
though not unique, form of contemporary railway engineering (adopted here
as alternative to a tunnel which proved too difficult to construct);probably
by J. Alexander Adie.


Listing NGR: SD5816619247

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