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RAILWAY VIADUCT IMMEDIATELY EAST OF LITTLEHEMPSTON BRIDGE

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: RAILWAY VIADUCT IMMEDIATELY EAST OF LITTLEHEMPSTON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1108515

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT IMMEDIATELY EAST OF LITTLEHEMPSTON BRIDGE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Littlehempston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100605

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History

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Details

SX 86 SW LITTLEHEMPSTON

5/57 Railway Viaduct immediately east of Littlehempston - Bridge

GV II

Railway viaduct over River Hems. Circa 1847. Stone rubble. Three spans with elliptical pink sandstone arches on slight skew. Sandstone stringcourse above and parapet with plain stone coping. C20 iron girder bridge on stone piers alongside to east is not included. The South Devon Railway was authorised in 1844. This section from Newton Abbot to Totnes was opened in 1847 and pipes were laid for atmospheric trains which were never used. The Great Western Railway took over in 1876 and the South Devon Company was dissolved in 1878. The broad gauge was replaced in 1892.

Listing NGR: SX8135662751

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National Grid Reference: SX 81356 62751

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