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Wharfedale Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Arthington, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.9051 / 53°54'18"N

Longitude: -1.6019 / 1°36'6"W

OS Eastings: 426252

OS Northings: 445505

OS Grid: SE262455

Mapcode National: GBR KR78.ZW

Mapcode Global: WHC8Z.C3FN

Plus Code: 9C5WW94X+26

Entry Name: Wharfedale Viaduct

Listing Date: 7 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436536

Location: Arthington, Leeds, LS21

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Arthington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pool and Arthington

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 24 NE
LS 21
2/92 Wharfedale Viaduct
- II

Railway Viaduct, carrying Leeds to Thirsk Railway over River Wharfe.
1845 to 1849; Engineer, Thomas Grainger. Punched sandstone blocks. Twenty
semicircular arches carried on very high rectangular piers, following a line
curving towards the north-east; the piers have rounded-nose cutwaters,
roll-moulded bands carried round at the springing of the arches; the arches
have rusticated stepped voussoirs; there are large roll-moulded string
courses and coped parapets each side; and 5 circular tie plates to the
lst arch and 7 to the 4th arch. Also known as Castley Viaduct.
Note: only the 6 southernmost arches are in this parish; the remainder are in
Castley CP, North Yorkshire, in which parish the item is also listed.

Listing NGR: SE2625245505

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