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Railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Allen

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2675 / 50°16'2"N

Longitude: -5.0536 / 5°3'12"W

OS Eastings: 182481

OS Northings: 45295

OS Grid: SW824452

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.X7Q9

Mapcode Global: FRA 089B.311

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Including Redundant Piers, over River Allen

Listing Date: 29 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377319

Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Truro

Built-Up Area: Truro

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erme

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


880-1/3/320 Railway viaduct, including redundant
29/01/91 piers, over River Allen


Railway viaduct, including redundant piers of original
viaduct. 1858. Present viaduct 1904. Redundant piers of 1858
designed by Brunel. Dressed granite Brunel piers otherwise of
rock-faced granite with brick arches and rendered parapet
fascia. 18 spans. 15 surviving Brunel piers.
Rectangular-on-plan piers, except for 5 Brunel piers which are
H on plan. Round arches carried on tapered piers with corbels
for timber centring; brick above level of piers. Iron refuges.
Brunel piers are 60 feet apart and were originally spanned by
fan-shaped timber constructions.

Listing NGR: SW8248145295

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

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