HOLSWORTHY VIADUCT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104978
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1989
Statutory Address:
HOLSWORTHY VIADUCT

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOLSWORTHY VIADUCT

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Holsworthy
National Grid Reference:
SS3452503610

Details

SS30SW HOLSWORTHY CP

16/27 Holsworthy Viaduct

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
91929
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/11793/05
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