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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 109378

Legacy System: LBS

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