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CLINNICK 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: CLINNICK VIADUCT

List entry Number: 1136775

Location

CLINNICK VIADUCT

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Broadoak

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60520

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SX 16 NW BRADOC

1/18 Clinnick Viaduct -

- II

Railway viaduct and 2 piers of earlier viaduct. 1879 and earlier piers 1859 by I K Brunel. 6 tapering piers, approximately 30 foot clear span, of snecked rock faced slatestone incorporating putlog holes for centreings and carrying 6 semi-circular arches with granite long and short voussoirs, centreing holes and rock faced slatestone above. Moulded corbel course with bonding stones on moulded stone brackets supporting an iron parapet railing of uprights, lattice braces and ornamented adjustment rings. 2- contemporary refuges corbelled out from carved granite ball bases. 2 metres north the 1859 abutments and 2 tapering piers of smaller roughly squared stone (one covered in ivy), bone shaped in plan some 50 foot high and approximately 40 foot clear span. Formerly carrying 2 or 4 raking timber tressles. One of a series of viaducts in quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro Cornwall Railway broad gauge line. Line originally opened in 1859. References: R J Woodfin, The Cornwall Railway 1972. L G Booth Works of I K Brunel ed Sir Alfred Pugsley 1976 and C U P 1980.

Listing NGR: SX1519263442

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugsley, A, The Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, (1976)
Woodfin, R J , The Cornwall Railway, (1972)

National Grid Reference: SX 14599 65178

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