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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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Description

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.


GREAT HARWOOD MARTHOLME LANE
SD 73 SE
3/71 Martholme Viaduct
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- 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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