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Penadlake Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadoak, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60525

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

SX 16 NW BRADOC

1/24 and 3/24 Penadlake Viaduct
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- II

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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