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Holsworthy Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8084 / 50°48'30"N

Longitude: -4.35 / 4°20'59"W

OS Eastings: 234525

OS Northings: 103610

OS Grid: SS345036

Mapcode National: GBR KB.YHT8

Mapcode Global: FRA 16SY.M59

Plus Code: 9C2QRM52+82

Entry Name: Holsworthy Viaduct

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91929

Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Holsworthy

Built-Up Area: Holsworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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16/27 Holsworthy Viaduct


Railway viaduct carrying the Halwell to Holsworthy branch of the L.S.W.R., built for the
Devon and Cornwall Railway Co. 1879. Masonry construction. Eight semicircular arches,
parapet said to have been destroyed and replaced by concrete coping. Not accessible at
time of survey (December 1987.) Said to be 420 ft long and 80ft high. This branch line
opened 20.1.1879 and closed 3.10.1966. (Kelly's Directory, 1910; D.Thomas, A Regional
History of the Railways of Great Britain, 1981)

Listing NGR: SS3452503610

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