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Latitude: 50.4551 / 50°27'18"N
Longitude: -4.6279 / 4°37'40"W
OS Eastings: 213553
OS Northings: 64998
OS Grid: SX135649
Mapcode National: GBR N6.NR2V
Mapcode Global: FRA 176V.DVQ
Entry Name: Penadlake Viaduct
Listing Date: 30 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136794
English Heritage Legacy ID: 60525
Location: Broadoak, Cornwall, PL14
Civil Parish: Broadoak
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Bradoc
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 16 NW BRADOC
1/24 and 3/24 Penadlake Viaduct
Railway viaduct, 1877, built to replace I.K.Brunel's earlier tresselled timber
viaduct opened in 1859. 7 tapering piers approximately 40 foot clear span of massive
snecked rock faced slatestone carrying 8 semicircular arches with dressed rusticated
granite voussoirs and quoins. Parapet partly rebuilt. Rusticated stone coping with
simple refuges. Slightly curved on plan.
One of series of viaducts in quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro
Cornwall Railway broad gauge line (q.v. Clinnick, Derricombe, East Largin, West Largin
and St Pinnock Viaducts). Line opened in 1859.
A Pugsley (ed) The Works of I K Brunel 1976 and 1980.
R J Woodfin The Cornwall Railway 1972.
Listing NGR: SX1519263442
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