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Congleton Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in North Rode, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1889 / 53°11'19"N

Longitude: -2.1562 / 2°9'22"W

OS Eastings: 389656

OS Northings: 365763

OS Grid: SJ896657

Mapcode National: GBR 127.1P9

Mapcode Global: WHBC1.V3DP

Entry Name: Congleton Viaduct

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130485

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55841

Location: North Rode, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: North Rode

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: North Rode St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

5144 Congleton Viaduct

SJ 86 NE 7/62


This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/03/2015.

Railway viaduct. 1849. By the engineer J C Forsyth for the North Staffordshire Railway, the stonemason being John Mellor of Rainow. English bond red and blue engineering bricks with stone dressings. Twenty round arches supported on rectangular piers with slightly projecting plinths. Stone supports for centering to inner faces of some piers. The third and thirteenth piers are later and have stone facings to outer faces with pitted rustication. Brick bond above supporting ashlar string course and ashlar parapet. The larger part of this viaduct is in Congleton M.B.

The viaduct was previously listed twice under List entry 1139469 in the parish of North Rode.

Listing NGR: SJ8965665763

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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