GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BRIDGE NUMBER 184

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1126894
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BRIDGE NUMBER 184, THE NENE VIADUCT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY BRIDGE NUMBER 184, THE NENE VIADUCT

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

District:
City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 19034 98140

Details

THE FOLLOWING ITEM SHALL BE ADDED: The Nene Viaduct 1. 1500 (GNR Railway Bridge No 184) TL 19 NE SP 1043 II* 0/1043 2. Railway Viaduct. Built 1850 by Lewis Cubbitt, engineer. Strengthened 1910 and 1914, additions. 1924. Cast iron and white brick with ashlar dressings. 3 shallow arches each consisting of six curved members as girders, which rest on 2 sets twelve cast iron baseless fluted Doric columns, which in turn rest on 2 cast iron caissons sunk in the river. The bridge is topped by an ornate iron balustrade. The abuttments are built of white brick with moulded ashlar details, some parts have been patched with blue engineering bricks. The side sections of the bridge are made up of blue brick around the arches. The bridge was strengthened with steel ties in 1910 and again in 1914. In 1924 another steel bridge was built to the west, in order to double the capacity but this section is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL1903498140

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
49782
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12331/16
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