DISUSED RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER RIVER WHARFE (TO NORTH OF TOWN)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1167141
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
DISUSED RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER RIVER WHARFE (TO NORTH OF TOWN)

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Location

Statutory Address:
DISUSED RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER RIVER WHARFE (TO NORTH OF TOWN)

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Selby (District Authority)
Parish:
Tadcaster
National Grid Reference:
SE 48388 43809

Details

SE 4843-4943 TADCASTER EAST

8/87 Disused Railway Viaduct over River Wharfe (to north of town)

- II

Railway viaduct. c1846-49. Engineer probably J C Birkinshaw. For York and North Midlands Railway Co. Rough faced magnesian limestone with vermiculated millstone grit dressings and orange brick soffits. 11 arches of which 7 are land arches to west, and 2 to east. 2 wider segmental arches span the river, rising from cutwaters which are rounded to north and flat to south. The outer cutwaters support paired pilasters. Millstone grit voussoirs have chisel draughted margins. Band, parapet and coping. Built for a proposed more direct line between fork and Leeds. Disused until 1883 when a line was laid to serve a mill on the east bank of the River Wharfe.

Listing NGR: SE4838843809

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
326001
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.

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