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RAILWAY VIADUCT EXTENDING FROM PLATFORMS OF GREENWICH RAILWAY STATION TO DEPTFORD CREEK

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 EXTENDING FROM PLATFORMS OF GREENWICH RAILWAY STATION TO DEPTFORD CREEK

List entry Number: 1253722

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT EXTENDING FROM PLATFORMS OF GREENWICH RAILWAY STATION TO DEPTFORD CREEK, NORMAN ROAD

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Greenwich

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1995

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Aug-1999

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437019

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History

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Details

TQ 3777 NORMAN ROAD 786/25/10038 Railway Viaduct Extending from Platforms of Greenwich Railway 24.08.1995 Station to Deptford Bridge

II

Railway viaduct for the London and Greenwich Railway. Construction was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1833 and the railway opened to Greenwich in 1838. Grey brick; eighteen arches, each 20 feet wide from centre to centre and 22 feet high. The 28 ft railbed is enclosed by parapets roughly four and a half feet high. The viaduct extends westwards to Deptford Creek (cf RAILWAY VIADUCT - L.B. Lewisham). This viaduct carried the first passenger railway in London and is one of the first major achievements of railway engineering in Britain.









Listing NGR: TQ3774477316

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National Grid Reference: TQ 37744 77316

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