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Railway Viaduct Linking Bridge over Irwell to Liverpool Road Station

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4775 / 53°28'39"N

Longitude: -2.2588 / 2°15'31"W

OS Eastings: 382918

OS Northings: 397896

OS Grid: SJ829978

Mapcode National: GBR DFJ.LD

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.8VMF

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct Linking Bridge over Irwell to Liverpool Road Station

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457833

Location: Manchester, M3

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8297 WATER STREET
698-1/18/428 (West side)
20/06/88 Railway viaduct linking bridge over
Irwell to Liverpool Road Station
(Formerly Listed as:
WATER STREET
(West side)
Railway bridge (etc), attached
viaduct, animal ramp, north of
Liverpool Road)

GV II

Railway viaduct, with attached animal ramp at east end of
south side, including bridge carrying railway line over Water
Street to former Liverpool Road Station. 1830 with bridge
rebuilt 1905. Brick viaduct, iron bridge. Viaduct has arcade
of segmental arches (that at the west end with springing built
into stone abutment of bridge over river); animal ramp
attached at right-angles, also of brick with parapets and
cobbled deck. Iron-girder bridge over street. Retaining wall
to Water Street with monumental banding. Although re-built,
forms integral element of railway structures associated with
Liverpool Road Station, the first passenger railway station in
the world, linking it to the bridge over the river Irwell.


Listing NGR: SJ8291897896

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

Description


MANCHESTER

SJ8297 WATER STREET
698-1/18/428 (West side)
20/06/88 Railway viaduct linking bridge over
Irwell to Liverpool Road Station
(Formerly Listed as:
WATER STREET
(West side)
Railway bridge (etc), attached
viaduct, animal ramp, north of
Liverpool Road)

GV II

Railway viaduct, with attached animal ramp at east end of
south side, including bridge carrying railway line over Water
Street to former Liverpool Road Station. 1830 with bridge
rebuilt 1905. Brick viaduct, iron bridge. Viaduct has arcade
of segmental arches (that at the west end with springing built
into stone abutment of bridge over river); animal ramp
attached at right-angles, also of brick with parapets and
cobbled deck. Iron-girder bridge over street. Retaining wall
to Water Street with monumental banding. Although re-built,
forms integral element of railway structures associated with
Liverpool Road Station, the first passenger railway station in
the world, linking it to the bridge over the river Irwell.


Listing NGR: SJ8291897896

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