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Disused Railway Viaduct over River Wharfe (To North of Town)

A Grade II Listed Building in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8882 / 53°53'17"N

Longitude: -1.2653 / 1°15'54"W

OS Eastings: 448388

OS Northings: 443809

OS Grid: SE483438

Mapcode National: GBR MRLG.WX

Mapcode Global: WHDB8.JJQK

Entry Name: Disused Railway Viaduct over River Wharfe (To North of Town)

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326001

Location: Tadcaster, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS24

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Tadcaster

Built-Up Area: Tadcaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Tadcaster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


8/87 Disused Railway Viaduct
over River Wharfe (to
north of town)

- II

Railway viaduct. c1846-49. Engineer probably J C Birkinshaw. For York and North
Midlands Railway Co. Rough faced magnesian limestone with vermiculated millstone grit
dressings and orange brick soffits. 11 arches of which 7 are land arches to west, and
2 to east. 2 wider segmental arches span the river, rising from cutwaters
which are rounded to north and flat to south. The outer cutwaters support
paired pilasters. Millstone grit voussoirs have chisel draughted margins.
Band, parapet and coping. Built for a proposed more direct line between
fork and Leeds. Disused until 1883 when a line was laid to serve a mill on
the east bank of the River Wharfe.

Listing NGR: SE4838843809

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

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