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Huddersfield Railway Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6506 / 53°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.7832 / 1°46'59"W

OS Eastings: 414425

OS Northings: 417147

OS Grid: SE144171

Mapcode National: GBR HVZ7.Q2

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.LH1Q

Plus Code: 9C5WM628+7P

Entry Name: Huddersfield Railway Viaduct

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419294

ID on this website: 101223531

Location: Shearing Cross, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Newsome

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: St John the Evangelist Huddersfield

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(West Side)
Huddersfield Railway Viaduct
SE 1417 28/100
1845-47. The contractor may have been Thomas Nicholson who was employed by
the company to build Stanedge Tunnel. Rock faced stone with smoother imposts
stand, and parapet coping. Tapering piers. Eighteen round arches from north
and as far as Bradford Road, every third arch part blocked with a smaller
concentric arch open. Twenty-six segmental arches from Bradford Road to John
William Street, which has a flat iron span. Arches taking principal roads
have rusticated ashlar voussoirs buttresses at critical parts 663 yds long.
Owing to errors in calculating gradients the viaduct had to be raised to a
higher level in course of construction which delayed the opening of the line
until 3 August 1847.

Listing NGR: SE1442517147

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