Wharncliffe Viaduct, Hanwell, London

Wharncliffe Viaduct, Hanwell, London
Photograph taken 1837-1846 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: misc/013

The Wharncliffe Viaduct (also known as Hanwell Viaduct) was designed by I K Brunel and completed in 1837. 300 yards long, it carried the two broad guage (7 foot wide) tracks of the new Great Western Railway over the valley of the River Brent. Sections of the GWR have been nominated for World Heritage Site status.

Location

Greater London Hanwell

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

building transport viaduct railway brunel Victorian (1837 - 1901)