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Railway Viaduct over the Shropshire Union Canal

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

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Latitude: 53.2284 / 53°13'42"N

Longitude: -2.9091 / 2°54'32"W

OS Eastings: 339407

OS Northings: 370539

OS Grid: SJ394705

Mapcode National: GBR 79.0MVH

Mapcode Global: WH887.83YV

Plus Code: 9C5V63HR+99

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct over the Shropshire Union Canal

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404435

Location: Mollington, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Mollington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Backford St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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1/29 Railway viaduct over the
Shropshire Union Canal.


- II

Railway viaduct: dated 1839 by Geo. Stephenson and John Dixon for
Chester and Birkenhead Railway Co. Rock-faced red sandstone with blue
and orange brick vaulting. Main arch over the canal built on the skew
has rusticated voussoirs and dated keystones with a skew brick vault.
To either side is an arcade of 5 smaller ordinary semi-circular brick
arches with stone imposts and keystones on raking stone piers.
Projecting band at track level carries a low stone parapet with modern
aluminium railing.

Listing NGR: SJ3940770539

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