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Viaduct About 180 Metres North East of Woolston Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Box's Shop, Bude, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.7914 / 50°47'29"N

Longitude: -4.5151 / 4°30'54"W

OS Eastings: 222831

OS Northings: 102107

OS Grid: SS228021

Mapcode National: GBR K3.ZJ1J

Mapcode Global: FRA 17F0.2TN

Plus Code: 9C2QQFRM+HX

Entry Name: Viaduct About 180 Metres North East of Woolston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 September 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64935

Location: Poundstock, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Poundstock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Poundstock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/133 Viaduct about 180 metres north
- east of Woolston Farmhouse

- II*

Railway viaduct, formerly carrying the Holsworthy to Bude railway. 1898.
Chamfered rusticated concrete block laid in Flemish bond. 5-span viaduct with
parapets. Round arches spring from chamfered imposts on piers of rectangular
section. Parapet has moulded cornice, string course below parapet has plain
coping. Datestone in parapet carved on plaque on corbelled out refuge. The line
from Holsworthy to Bude was built by the LSWR and opened 1898 and closed in 1966.
Concrete blocks were used in housing in the 1860s, but this structure may be the
earliest example of their use in bridge construction. Similar viaduct on the same
line at Holsworthy.
C.C.Stanley, Cement and Concrete Association.

Listing NGR: SS2283102107

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