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Slaithwaite Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.623 / 53°37'22"N

Longitude: -1.8847 / 1°53'5"W

OS Eastings: 407721

OS Northings: 414054

OS Grid: SE077140

Mapcode National: GBR HV8J.RZ

Mapcode Global: WHCB6.06SD

Plus Code: 9C5WJ4F8+54

Entry Name: Slaithwaite Viaduct

Listing Date: 11 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420016

Location: Colne Valley, Kirklees, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Slaithwaite with East Scammonden St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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- II

Built in two halves, c.1845 and c.1886. Date on arch keystone: WS 1886. Railway
viaduct. Large coursed slightly rock-faced stone. Some rusticated and some
ashlar dressings. Ashlar string course at springing of arches. 15 semicircular
arches built in two halves, each carrying two tracks. Also, smaller arch at west
end. Southern half has stone vaults. Northern half has brick vaults. Piers are
slightly battered. Three piers at each end. Continuous parapet on ashlar string
course, with ashlar coping. Most westerly arch (north side only) has date and
inscription on keystone:

Listing NGR: SE0772114054

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