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Rattery Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattery, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4319 / 50°25'54"N

Longitude: -3.7863 / 3°47'10"W

OS Eastings: 273229

OS Northings: 60640

OS Grid: SX732606

Mapcode National: GBR QF.VC1D

Mapcode Global: FRA 27YX.BRJ

Plus Code: 9C2RC6J7+QF

Entry Name: Rattery Viaduct

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99316

Location: Rattery, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Rattery

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rattery The Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/44 Rattery Viaduct
- II

Railway viaduct circa 1848 by I K Brunel and widened circa 1892-3 when the broad
gauge was replaced. The original single track viaduct is built of coursed
stone rubble of six bays with round arches with granite arch rings, on rectangular
piers laterally pierced by round arch openings. Late C19 stone rubble parapet.
Widened on north side in 1892-3 in rock-faced granite with engineering brick
arch rings. The South Devon Railway was authorised in 1844. This section from
Totnes to have, rear Plymouth was opened in 1848. The Great Western Railway
took over in 1876 and the South Devon Company was dissolved in 1878. The original
broad gauge was replaced in 1892/3. Ref: David St John Thomas, A Regional
History of the Railways of Great Britain, The West Country, pp 66 to 86.

Listing NGR: SX7322960640

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