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Gover Railway Viaduct Including Piers to North

A Grade II Listed Building in St Austell, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3427 / 50°20'33"N

Longitude: -4.814 / 4°48'50"W

OS Eastings: 199873

OS Northings: 52987

OS Grid: SW998529

Mapcode National: GBR ZV.ZJTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 08T4.6DK

Entry Name: Gover Railway Viaduct Including Piers to North

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71422

Location: St. Mewan, Cornwall, PL25

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St Austell

Built-Up Area: St Austell

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Treverbyn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 95 SE

Gover Railway Viaduct including piers to north


Railway viaduct over the Gover Valley on the St Austell - Truro line. The first
viaduct was built in 1859; the piers of this viaduct remain, running parallel on the
north side of the later viaduct, of 1898. The 1859 piers are in stone rubble. The
1898 viaduct is in granite rubble with brick arches and parapet. The 1859 piers are
of rectangular plan, battered, with weathered buttresses. The 1898 viaduct has 8
round arches, with piers of rectangular plan, corbelled and battered. The arches have
brick dressings and brick parapet.
The Glover viaduct has great landscape value. The eastern half of the viaduct is in
St Austell with Fowey district.

Listing NGR: SW9987352987

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

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