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Five Arches, Railway Viaduct 200 Metres North of Water Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6569 / 51°39'24"N

Longitude: -0.3872 / 0°23'13"W

OS Eastings: 511661

OS Northings: 196574

OS Grid: TQ116965

Mapcode National: GBR 48.92F

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.7MN6

Entry Name: Five Arches, Railway Viaduct 200 Metres North of Water Lane

Listing Date: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158219

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey North

Built-Up Area: Bushey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford St John

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/01/2015

TQ 19 NW 4/25

Five Arches, Railway Viaduct 200 m north of Water Lane


1836-7 railway bridge carrying former London to Birmingham Railway over River Colne by R Stephenson. Brick, 5 ca 40' span arches, 45' high in centre. Brick arches with projecting courses at springing and parapet levels. Abutments with 2 shallow depressed arches each end. Widened 1857-58 and 1875, but original bridge remains on west side.

J Bourne: Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway 1839.

Listing NGR: TQ1166196574

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