Ouse Valley Viaduct, Balcombe
Ouse Valley Viaduct, Balcombe, West Sussex RH17 6QR View on map
The most important surviving architectural feature of the original layout of the London - Brighton railway, the grade II Ouse Valley Viaduct has 37 circular arches, is 492 yards long and 92 feet high. Designed by John Rastrick with stonework accredited to David Mocatta, it is known for its pierced piers, ornate limestone parapets and pavilions. Built 1839-1841.
Public access at all times on the footpath running underneath the viaduct. It is possible to view the viaduct from Borde Hill Lane without walking across the field.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
Access from Borde Hill Lane via footpath. Rail: Balcombe (2 miles) or Haywards Heath (2½ miles).
- Wheelchair access: No
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: No