CHELFHAM VIADUCT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107700

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1965

Statutory Address: CHELFHAM VIADUCT

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 98532

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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