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East Largin Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Pinnock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4527 / 50°27'9"N

Longitude: -4.5765 / 4°34'35"W

OS Eastings: 217190

OS Northings: 64600

OS Grid: SX171646

Mapcode National: GBR N9.NS9G

Mapcode Global: FRA 179V.NVQ

Entry Name: East Largin Viaduct

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60522

Location: St. Pinnock, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Pinnock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Pinnock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/21 East Largin Viaduct


Railway viaduct, 1855-56 by I K Brunel. Altered 1886. 8 piers of rusticated snecked
slate from Westwood Quarry each consisting of buttresses with weatherings to form 4
stages. The top stage added in larger masonry spanned by lattice girders in 1886 in
lieu of Brunel's 4 raking timber tressels. Iron guard rails. Slightly curved in
1 of a series of viaducts in quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro
Cornwall Railway broad gauge line. Line opened in 1859. Not inspected from below.
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: SX1719064600

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