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Latitude: 51.103 / 51°6'10"N
Longitude: -3.9873 / 3°59'14"W
OS Eastings: 260958
OS Northings: 135622
OS Grid: SS609356
Mapcode National: GBR KT.BZNR
Mapcode Global: VH4MS.TJYT
Entry Name: Chelfham Viaduct
Listing Date: 25 February 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107700
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98532
Location: Bratton Fleming, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Bratton Fleming
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bratton Fleming St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 63 NW
Viaduct, serving the dismantled Lynton-Barnstaple railway, 1896-7. Engineer,
F. W. Chanter. Yellow brick with rock-faced plinths to the piers. 400 feet long
and 70 feet high. 8 tall arches with semicircular heads springing from unmoulded
impost bands. 2 shallow pilasters flank the 4 principal arches on the west side,
and a single pilaster to centre on east side, all with unmoulded capitals of 8
oversailing brick courses. "More than a quarter of a million bricks were used in
its construction, and the cost was about £6,500". L T Catchpole The Lynton and
Barnstaple Railway. The narrow gauge line was closed in 1935. The largest bridge
structure on a narrow gauge line.
Listing NGR: SS6095835622
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