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RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER ALLEN

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: RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER ALLEN

List entry Number: 1201434

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER ALLEN
RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER ALLEN, PYDAR STREET

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Truro

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1991

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377319

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TRURO

SW8245 TRURO (NORTH-WEST) 880-1/3/320 Railway viaduct, including redundant 29/01/91 piers, over River Allen

GV II

Railway viaduct, including redundant piers of original viaduct. 1858. Present viaduct 1904. Redundant piers of 1858 designed by Brunel. Dressed granite Brunel piers otherwise of rock-faced granite with brick arches and rendered parapet fascia. 18 spans. 15 surviving Brunel piers. Rectangular-on-plan piers, except for 5 Brunel piers which are H on plan. Round arches carried on tapered piers with corbels for timber centring; brick above level of piers. Iron refuges. Brunel piers are 60 feet apart and were originally spanned by fan-shaped timber constructions.

Listing NGR: SW8248145295

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National Grid Reference: SW 82481 45295

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