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Frodsham Viaduct Number 53

A Grade II Listed Building in Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.3025 / 53°18'9"N

Longitude: -2.7088 / 2°42'31"W

OS Eastings: 352858

OS Northings: 378633

OS Grid: SJ528786

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZJ7.BV

Mapcode Global: WH87Y.C891

Plus Code: 9C5V873R+2F

Entry Name: Frodsham Viaduct Number 53

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253269

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436340

Location: Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester, WA6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Frodsham

Built-Up Area: Frodsham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/60 Frodsham Viaduct,
Number 53.

Part in Sutton C.P.
Railway viaduct over River Weaver and adjoining land, 1848-1850, by A Rendel, Engineer, Thomas Brassey, contractor, for Birkenhead, Lancs & Cheshire Junction Railway Co. Red sandstone, brown brick and cast iron. 2 segmental-arched iron spans of circa 30 metres over river; 2 round arches on west bank (Frodsham C.P.) and 21 on east bank (Sutton C.P.). Piers to iron spans are rusticated tooled ashlar; the other spans have rusticated voussoirs, pier faces and quoins and rock-faced spandrelsl brick reveals. Cornice to iron-span piers, plainer imposts to others. Top of central pier to river modified to take mid C20 concrete track bed.

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

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