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Gilderdale Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8318 / 54°49'54"N

Longitude: -2.4632 / 2°27'47"W

OS Eastings: 370341

OS Northings: 548647

OS Grid: NY703486

Mapcode National: GBR CD7K.JQ

Mapcode Global: WH91N.4T98

Plus Code: 9C6VRGJP+PP

Entry Name: Gilderdale Viaduct

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73067

Location: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh, Northumberland, CA9

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16 October 2018.

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Gilderdale Viaduct


Railway viaduct, now disused. 1852. Probably by Sir George Barclay-Bruce. Squared stone with tooled and margined ashlar dressings. Central elliptical arch flanked by lower semicircular arches; chamfered arch rings with keystones and impost blocks, intrados of arches with channeled rustication. Flanking pilasters with rusticated quoins. Projecting half-round band to base of parapet, which terminates in low rectangular piers with pyramidal caps. For the Alston branch of the Newcastle-Carlise railway.

This asset was previously listed twice. The duplicate record (List entry number 1155323) was removed from the List on 16 October 2018. The remaining record (List entry number 1144983) falls under the Local Authorities of both Eden and Northumberland.

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