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Riddings Junction Viaduct

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkandrews, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0712 / 55°4'16"N

Longitude: -2.9243 / 2°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 341072

OS Northings: 575585

OS Grid: NY410755

Mapcode National: GBR 890S.PX

Mapcode Global: WH7Z4.1SQP

Entry Name: Riddings Junction Viaduct

Listing Date: 31 October 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461958

Location: Kirkandrews, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Kirkandrews

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkandrews-on-Esk St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


152-/7/10001 Riddings Junction Viaduct


Railway viaduct, presently disused. 1864, with minor late C20 alterations. Built for the North British Railway. Rock-faced red sandstone structure, comprised of 9 sharply-skewed arches with channelled ashlar voussoirs, the channelling carried diagonally across the arch soffits. The arches are supported on tapered rectangular piers. C20 brick parapets with concrete copings and handrail. The curved viaduct carried a single line track over Liddell Water, the centre of which represents the border between England and Scotland. The Scottish part of the viaduct lies in the parish of Canonbie, in the district of Annandale and Eskdale.

Listing NGR: NY4107275585

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