RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER CHESTER BURN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159006
Date first listed:
23-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER CHESTER BURN, SOUTH BURNS

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER CHESTER BURN, SOUTH BURNS

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27118 51635

Details

CHESTER-LE-STREET SOUTH BURNS NZ 25 SE (West end, off) 4/32 Railway Viaduct over Chester Burn II

Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over Chester Burn. 1868 for the North- Eastern Railway Company. Light-red engineering brick in English bond; stone plinths and parapet band.

Tall, c.230-metre long viaduct. 11 elliptical arches, in 7 rows of header bond, on thin slightly-battered piers with tall rock-faced plinths; arches partly refaced on west. Moulded band at track level. Low parapet with paired end piers.

Late C20 railings and cantilevered refuges are not of special interest. An important townscape feature.

Listing NGR: NZ2711851635

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
109378
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: 01 Aug 2000
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