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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: FRODSHAM VIADUCT NUMBER 53

List entry Number: 1253269

Location

FRODSHAM VIADUCT NUMBER 53

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityFrodsham
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthoritySutton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436340

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History

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Details

SJ 57 NW FRODSHAM C.P. CHESTER-WARRINGTON RAILWAY

2/60 Frodsham Viaduct, Number 53.

GV II Part in Sutton C.P. Railway viaduct over River Weaver and adjoining land, 1848-1850, by A Rendel, Engineer, Thomas Brassey, contractor, for Birkenhead, Lancs & Cheshire Junction Railway Co. Red sandstone, brown brick and cast iron. 2 segmental-arched iron spans of circa 30 metres over river; 2 round arches on west bank (Frodsham C.P.) and 21 on east bank (Sutton C.P.). Piers to iron spans are rusticated tooled ashlar; the other spans have rusticated voussoirs, pier faces and quoins and rock-faced spandrelsl brick reveals. Cornice to iron-span piers, plainer imposts to others. Top of central pier to river modified to take mid C20 concrete track bed.

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National Grid Reference: SJ 52858 78633

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