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Cannington Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplyme, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7273 / 50°43'38"N

Longitude: -2.9693 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 331681

OS Northings: 92411

OS Grid: SY316924

Mapcode National: GBR PH.SMX0

Mapcode Global: FRA 47N5.50L

Plus Code: 9C2VP2GJ+W7

Entry Name: Cannington Viaduct

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88257

Location: Uplyme, East Devon, Devon, DT7

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Uplyme

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Uplyme St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Cannington Viaduct


Disused railway viaduct. Circa 1900. Built of massed concrete. Ten elliptical
arches on tall, slightly battered ractangular piers with projecting blocks at impost
level. Concrete parapet with recessed panels and breaks over the piers. the
westernmost arch has exposed brick. The third arch from the west end has been
reinforced by an infilling of brick which itself is arched. This is said to have
been carried out at the time of construction. The Axminster and Lyme Regis Light
Railway was authorised in 1899, built from 1900 and opened in 1903.

Listing NGR: SY3168192411

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