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Martholme Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Read, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8005 / 53°48'1"N

Longitude: -2.3787 / 2°22'43"W

OS Eastings: 375151

OS Northings: 433865

OS Grid: SD751338

Mapcode National: GBR CSTH.TC

Mapcode Global: WH96Q.FQHV

Plus Code: 9C5VRJ2C+5G

Entry Name: Martholme Viaduct

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183874

Location: Read, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB6

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Read

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1072078, in the parish of Read. this entry was removed from the list on 6th May 2015.

SD 73 SE
3/71 Martholme Viaduct
- II

Viaduct carrying Great Harwood loop line of Lancashire and Yorkshire
Railway over River Calder, 1870-77 (Engineer, Sturges Meek). Sandstone
rubble. Ten 40ft. span 65ft.high rounded arches on slightly curved
line. Impost band and solid parapet. History: originally planned as
wooden viaduct, but design in stone substituted before building;
contractors (Thomas Stone & Son) executed work only on condition that
coal measures beneath were purchased. Line closed 1957.

Listing NGR: SD7515133865

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