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British Rail East Coast Main Line Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3278 / 55°19'40"N

Longitude: -1.652 / 1°39'7"W

OS Eastings: 422177

OS Northings: 603802

OS Grid: NU221038

Mapcode National: GBR J6XT.4Y

Mapcode Global: WHC1Z.LBKZ

Plus Code: 9C7W88HX+46

Entry Name: British Rail East Coast Main Line Viaduct

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237221

Location: Acklington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acklington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW

12/330 British Rail
East Coast Main
Line Viaduct


Railway viaduct. Completed 1849/50, by Robert Stephenson for York, Newcastle
and Berwick Railway. Rock-faced stone with rock-faced-and-margined rusticated
voussoirs and cut dressings. Nine segmental arches on tall rectangular-plan
piers with sunk arched panels on inner faces, with twin pilasters at each end;
moulded imposts and top cornice. River pier has rounded cutwaters with band
below domed top. Later concrete underpinning to arch soffits, and girder

The northern part of the viaduct is in Acklington parish.

Listing NGR: NU2217703802

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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