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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 OVER THE RIVER NIDD

List entry Number: 1149911

Location

RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER THE RIVER NIDD

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

County District District Type Parish
North YorkshireHarrogateDistrict AuthorityKnaresborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Dec-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 330694

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History

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Details

NORTH YORKSHIRE HARROGATE 5338

SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH

15.5.68 6/31 Railway Viaduct over the River Nidd (formerly listed as The Railway Viaduct)

GV II*

Viaduct. 1851. Engineer Thomas Grainger for the Leeds and Thirsk Railway Gritstone. Approximately 100 metres long and 30 metres high, carrying 2 tracks on 4 arches. 2 central round arches span the river, the 2 flanking arches span the Long Walk (south bank) and Waterside (north bank). Round cut-waters carried up as buttresses with projecting bands and small half-towers at top. Embattled parapet. Work on the viaduct was begun in 1847, but the bridge collapsed in 1848. The replacement cost £9,803 to construct. B Jennings (Ed), A History of Harrogate and Knaresborough, (1970), p 307. H Speight, Nidderdale (1906), p 52.

Listing NGR: SE3473457058

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jennings, B, A History of Harrogate and Knaresborough, (1970), 307
Speight, H, Nidderdale, (1906), 52

National Grid Reference: SE 34734 57058

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