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Weaver Railway Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2547 / 53°15'16"N

Longitude: -2.5141 / 2°30'50"W

OS Eastings: 365796

OS Northings: 373202

OS Grid: SJ657732

Mapcode National: GBR BZWS.HZ

Mapcode Global: WH99C.CG16

Entry Name: Weaver Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57629

Location: Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Northwich

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


5/34 Weaver Railway Viaduct


Railway viaduct, 1860, of red sandstone, blue brick and iron: 12 round
arches west of Weaver Navigation, 1 round arch between Navigation and
River Weaver and 35 east of it, including a skew arch over London Road
and a wider arch over River Dane. Iron girders with cambered tops
span the Navigation and the River Weaver. Rock-faced rusticated
stonework to both elevations; tooled intrados to voussoirs; brick
lining to arches; plain imposts; recessed stone copings on plain
projecting bands; plain pilasters and dentils at imposts to iron spans.
Height of viaduct above water level cira 12 metres; length circa
900 metres.

Listing NGR: SJ6579673202

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