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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201434
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377319
Location: Truro, Cornwall, TR1
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
SW8245 TRURO (NORTH-WEST)
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
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