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Viaduct over Railway Line

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingskerswell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4987 / 50°29'55"N

Longitude: -3.5843 / 3°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 287733

OS Northings: 67744

OS Grid: SX877677

Mapcode National: GBR QS.G2R3

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CR.5FD

Entry Name: Viaduct over Railway Line

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84893

Location: Kingskerswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kingskerswell

Built-Up Area: Kingskerswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingskerswell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 86 NE KINGSKERSWELL ROSE HILL, Kingskerswell
3/182 Viaduct over railway line
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- II
Road viaduct over railway line. 1846-48. Engineer I K Brunel. Limestone blocks
with dressed coping stones and brick arches and stringcourse.
Seven span viaduct with 4 elliptical arches to left, then narrower round-headed
arch, then wider elliptical arch over railway line and a blocked arch to the right.
Projecting pilaster either side of main arch.
In 1846 South Devon Railway obtained permission to construct a branch line from
Newton Abbot to Torquay passing through Kingskerswell. It was opened in December
1848.
Sources: Devon Sites and Monuments Register.
Railway of the Western Region - Geoffrey Body.


Listing NGR: SX8773367744

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