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Southern Railway Viaduct and Colonnade

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ordsall, Salford

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Latitude: 53.4829 / 53°28'58"N

Longitude: -2.2544 / 2°15'16"W

OS Eastings: 383211

OS Northings: 398498

OS Grid: SJ832984

Mapcode National: GBR DGG.JG

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.BQP8

Plus Code: 9C5VFPMW+56

Entry Name: Southern Railway Viaduct and Colonnade

Listing Date: 18 January 1980

Last Amended: 20 October 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471586

Location: Ordsall, 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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949-1/24/88 Southern Railway Viaduct and
18/01/80 Colonnade
(Formerly Listed as:
British Rail Colonnade and Railway
Viaduct over New Bailey Street)
(Formerly Listed as:
Southern railway viaduct over the


Railway viaduct. 1844. By Sir John Hawkshaw, engineer, for the
Liverpool and Manchester Railway. Cast-iron columns support
I-section girders and cast-iron parapet. Massive cast-iron
columns have Egyptian lotus flower capitals. The parapet,
plain for most of the length of the colonnade, is enriched in
the section forming bridge over New Bailey Street: divided by
fluted pilasters with acanthus capitals and frieze.
(Biddle G and Nock OS: The Railway Heritage of Britain:
London: 1983-: 101).

Listing NGR: SJ8310698418

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