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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1104978



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holsworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91929

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16/27 Holsworthy Viaduct


Railway viaduct carrying the Halwell to Holsworthy branch of the L.S.W.R., built for the Devon and Cornwall Railway Co. 1879. Masonry construction. Eight semicircular arches, parapet said to have been destroyed and replaced by concrete coping. Not accessible at time of survey (December 1987.) Said to be 420 ft long and 80ft high. This branch line opened 20.1.1879 and closed 3.10.1966. (Kelly's Directory, 1910; D.Thomas, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, 1981)

Listing NGR: SS3452503610

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Thomas, D, A Regonial History of the Railways of Great Britain, (1981)
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1910)

National Grid Reference: SS3452503610


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