Stockport Railway Viaduct


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Statutory Address:
Stockport Railway Viaduct, Viaduct Street


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Statutory Address:
Stockport Railway Viaduct, Viaduct Street

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

Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ 89105 90246


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SJ 8990 SW 3/32

VIADUCT STREET Stockport Railway Viaduct

(Formerly listed as Railway Viaduct, Stockport)


Railway viaduct opened 1840 by GW Buck for Manchester and Birmingham Railway in brick and stone. 28 arches (three spans at either end of 18ft, 22 spans between of 63ft), more than a mile long (1791 yards), and 111ft high above the river. Said to contain 11 million bricks, viaduct in brick with stone capping and dentil cornice. Stone moulded impost bands and rusticated faces to piers. Took 21 months to build, at a cost of £72,700. Widened to the west 1888 to 1889.

Listing NGR: SJ8910590246


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (2011), 601


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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Date: 05 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/03917/34
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