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Twemlow Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2061 / 53°12'22"N

Longitude: -2.3438 / 2°20'37"W

OS Eastings: 377135

OS Northings: 367730

OS Grid: SJ771677

Mapcode National: GBR 008.VNM

Mapcode Global: WH99M.ZN2Y

Entry Name: Twemlow Viaduct

Listing Date: 12 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406844

Location: Holmes Chapel, Cheshire East, CW4

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Holmes Chapel

Built-Up Area: Holmes Chapel

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Church Hulme (or Holmes Chapel) St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 76 NE

4/51 Twemlow Viaduct



Railway viaduct 1841 by G W Buck, Engineer to Manchester and Birmingham
Railway Company. Red brick, in English Bond, and sandstone. Twenty
three semi-circular arches, each of 18 metres span, supported on 3
metres on face by 8 metres deep piers. Projecting pier plinths with
weathered vermiculated stone cornice, mainly in brickwork but the
plinths of the two piers nearest to the River Dane are wholly of stone
with banded rustication. Ogee moulded stone impost bands. 8 bricks
deep arches, some wholly in brick-on-edge rings. The plain stone
parapet sits on a projecting two course deep brick band;this is
supported by a cornice which is built-up from a chamfered stone band
and a massive dentil cornice. The viaduct carries the electrified
railway from Manchester to Crewe.

Listing NGR: SJ7713567730

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

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