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Castlefield Railway Viaduct from G-Mex to Dawson Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.475 / 53°28'30"N

Longitude: -2.2543 / 2°15'15"W

OS Eastings: 383220

OS Northings: 397620

OS Grid: SJ832976

Mapcode National: GBR DGK.K9

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.BXSB

Entry Name: Castlefield Railway Viaduct from G-Mex to Dawson Street

Listing Date: 14 February 1988

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388098

Location: Manchester, M3

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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



Castlefield Railway Viaduct from G-Mex to Dawson Street

(Formerly Listed as:
Castlefield Railway Viaduct from Central Station, dividing into 2, rejoining an)



Railway viaduct. c.1880. Cast iron and wrought iron (?); red
brick to east of Duke Street. Runs south-west from former
Central Station, then westwards, dividing into two over
Castlefield and rejoining west of River Medlock. Cast iron
drum piers rising to square castellated towers supporting
metal lattice parapet. Castellated brick piers with stone
dressings to Gothic style skew bridges over River Medlock and
roadways. To east of Duke Street viaduct is of brick with
segmental arches and castellated brick piers. At western end a
blue brick bridge over Dawson Street.

Listing NGR: SJ 83220 97620

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