CHELFHAM VIADUCT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107700
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1965
Statutory Address:
CHELFHAM VIADUCT

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHELFHAM VIADUCT

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Bratton Fleming
National Grid Reference:
SS6095835622

Details

SS 63 NW 4/53 25.2.65

BRATTON FLEMING Chelfham Viaduct

II

Viaduct, serving the dismantled Lynton-Barnstaple railway, 1896-7. Engineer, F. W. Chanter. Yellow brick with rock-faced plinths to the piers. 400 feet long and 70 feet high. 8 tall arches with semicircular heads springing from unmoulded impost bands. 2 shallow pilasters flank the 4 principal arches on the west side, and a single pilaster to centre on east side, all with unmoulded capitals of 8 oversailing brick courses. "More than a quarter of a million bricks were used in its construction, and the cost was about £6,500". L T Catchpole The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway. The narrow gauge line was closed in 1935. The largest bridge structure on a narrow gauge line.

Listing NGR: SS6095835622

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98532
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Catchpole, L T , The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Legal

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

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