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Loose Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Loose, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2407 / 51°14'26"N

Longitude: 0.5191 / 0°31'8"E

OS Eastings: 575938

OS Northings: 152075

OS Grid: TQ759520

Mapcode National: GBR PRM.031

Mapcode Global: VHJML.Y29P

Plus Code: 9F326GR9+7M

Entry Name: Loose Viaduct

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263170

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433043

Location: Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Loose

Built-Up Area: Maidstone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Loose Viaduct
Viaduct. 1830, by Telford. Dressed stone. Soffit of arch red brick
in stretcher bond. Single elliptical arch with span of about 50 feet.
Plain stone plinth. Even, up-ended stone voussoirs springing from
tooled stone imposts. Arch closely flanked by doubly-projecting
pilasters, which rise slightly above parapet. Tooled stone plat band,
immediately above arch and carried over pilasters. Plain parapet,
with stone coping continued as further plat band across pilasters.
Short, curved flanking retaining walls ramped down to single end
pilasters. West side cantilevered out in C20 in similar style and
materials, for footpath. Carries turnpike road across narrow Loose

Listing NGR: TQ7593852074

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

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