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CHELFHAM VIADUCT

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.

Name: CHELFHAM VIADUCT

List entry Number: 1107700

Location

CHELFHAM VIADUCT

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bratton Fleming

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1965

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98532

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRATTON FLEMING SS 63 NW 4/53 Chelfham Viaduct 25.2.65 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 oversaling 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: SS6096035619

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Catchpole, L T , The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

National Grid Reference: SS 60960 35619

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