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RAILWAY VIADUCT RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER KENWYN

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 RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER KENWYN

List entry Number: 1201435

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT INCLUDING REDUNDANT PIERS, OVER RIVER KENWYN
RAILWAY VIADUCT, ST GEORGE'S ROAD

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: 30-Jul-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377320

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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

SW84NW TRURO (WEST) 880-1/1/321 Railway viaduct, including redundant piers, over River Kenwyn

GV II

Includes: Railway viaduct ST GEORGE'S ROAD. 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. 11 spans. 5 surviving Brunel piers. Rectangular-on-plan piers. Round arches carried on tapered piers with corbels for timber centring. Refuges every 3 bays, over the piers. Brunel piers are 60 feet apart and were originally spanned by fan-shaped timber constructions.

Listing NGR: SW8201645025

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National Grid Reference: SW 82016 45025

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