Canal Tunnel Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal / 1838 Section Of Railway Bridge Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal / Railway Viaduct Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal

Date:
15 Oct 1999
Location:
Canal Tunnel Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal, Curzon Street B4, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3AG
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1838 Section Of Railway Bridge Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal, Curzon Street B4, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3AG
Railway Viaduct Into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal, Curzon Street B4, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3AG
Reference:
IOE01/01173/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for CURZON STREET 7/18 City Centre B4 Railway Viaduct into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal

The item shall be amended to read CURZON STREET City Centre B4 Curzon Street Station over Digbeth Branch Canal ------------------------------------

CURZON STREET 1.

5104 City Centre B4 Railway Viaduct into Curzon Street Station over Digbeth Branch Canal SP 08 NE 7/18 II 2.

Circa 1838. J Locke engineer. Joint bridge for the London and Birmingham and Grand Junction Railways providing access to Curzon Street. The north-east elevation remains unaltered, the south-west face incorporated into bridge widening when the line was carried through to New Street. Brick with ashlar dressings. Slightly battered abutments. Channelled ashlar piers. Broad elliptical arch. Ashlar voussoirs chamfered and stepped in groups of 3. Ashlar infill in spandrels. Corbel bracketted cornice broken forward over piers.

Ashlar parapet. Approx 49 yards depth of original bridge with slightly skew brickwork to vault.



Listing NGR: SP0814287142

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0616 IOE Records taken by Geoff Dowling; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Geoff Dowling. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dowling, Geoff

Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Georgian Railway Bridge, Victorian Transport, Railway Transport Site, Bridge