Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140362

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

Statutory Address: EAST LARGIN VIADUCT


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Statutory Address: EAST LARGIN VIADUCT

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Broadoak

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Pinnock

National Grid Reference: SX1719064600



4/21 East Largin Viaduct -


Railway viaduct, 1855-56 by I K Brunel. Altered 1886. 8 piers of rusticated snecked slate from Westwood Quarry each consisting of buttresses with weatherings to form 4 stages. The top stage added in larger masonry spanned by lattice girders in 1886 in lieu of Brunel's 4 raking timber tressels. Iron guard rails. Slightly curved in plan. 1 of a series of viaducts in quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro Cornwall Railway broad gauge line. Line opened in 1859. Not inspected from below. 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: SX1719064600


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

Legacy System number: 60522

Legacy System: LBS


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

End of official listing