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Railway Viaduct and Retaining Walls at Junction with Greengate

A Grade II Listed Building in Ordsall, Salford

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Latitude: 53.4857 / 53°29'8"N

Longitude: -2.2463 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383751

OS Northings: 398807

OS Grid: SJ837988

Mapcode National: GBR DJF.9G

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GNK4

Plus Code: 9C5VFQP3+7F

Entry Name: Railway Viaduct and Retaining Walls at Junction with Greengate

Listing Date: 20 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471543

Location: Salford, M3

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Ordsall

Built-Up Area: Salford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Salford Sacred Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


949-1/21/45 Railway viaduct and retaining walls
at junction with Greengate


2 railway bridges and linking retaining wall forming bridge
abutments. c1840. Ashlar and cast-iron. Raking retaining wall
divided by rusticated piers into bays with archways with
stressed voussoirs on Chapel Street and return to Greengate.
Above cornice the piers also divide the plain parapet. Low
relief carved coat of arms of the City of Salford over archway
on Greengate return. The wall carries railway viaduct and
links 2 bridges, over Greengate and Chapel Street, for which
it forms the abutments. Bridge decks carried on transverse
iron beams, with cast-iron parapets, solid panels with simple
moulded decoration over Greengate, traceried openwork over
Chapel Street.

Listing NGR: SJ8375198807

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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