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Clinnick Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadoak, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4571 / 50°27'25"N

Longitude: -4.6133 / 4°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 214599

OS Northings: 65178

OS Grid: SX145651

Mapcode National: GBR N7.NGV8

Mapcode Global: FRA 177V.6L5

Entry Name: Clinnick Viaduct

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60520

Location: Broadoak, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Broadoak

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Bradoc

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


1/18 Clinnick Viaduct

- II

Railway viaduct and 2 piers of earlier viaduct. 1879 and earlier piers 1859 by I
K Brunel. 6 tapering piers, approximately 30 foot clear span, of snecked rock faced
slatestone incorporating putlog holes for centreings and carrying 6 semi-circular
arches with granite long and short voussoirs, centreing holes and rock faced
slatestone above. Moulded corbel course with bonding stones on moulded stone brackets
supporting an iron parapet railing of uprights, lattice braces and ornamented
adjustment rings. 2- contemporary refuges corbelled out from carved granite ball
2 metres north the 1859 abutments and 2 tapering piers of smaller roughly squared
stone (one covered in ivy), bone shaped in plan some 50 foot high and approximately 40
foot clear span.
Formerly carrying 2 or 4 raking timber tressles. One of a series of viaducts in
quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro Cornwall Railway broad gauge line.
Line originally opened in 1859.
References: R J Woodfin, The Cornwall Railway 1972.
L G Booth Works of I K Brunel ed Sir Alfred Pugsley 1976 and C U P 1980.

Listing NGR: SX1519263442

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