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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: RIDDINGS JUNCTION VIADUCT

List entry Number: 1268307

Location

RIDDINGS JUNCTION VIADUCT

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCarlisleDistrict AuthorityKirkandrews

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 461958

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History

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Details

NY 47 NW KIRKANDREWS ON ESK RIDDINGS

152-/7/10001 Riddings Junction Viaduct

II* Railway viaduct, presently disused. 1864, with minor late C20 alterations. Built for the North British Railway. Rock-faced red sandstone structure, comprised of 9 sharply-skewed arches with channelled ashlar voussoirs, the channelling carried diagonally across the arch soffits. The arches are supported on tapered rectangular piers. C20 brick parapets with concrete copings and handrail. The curved viaduct carried a single line track over Liddell Water, the centre of which represents the border between England and Scotland. The Scottish part of the viaduct lies in the parish of Canonbie, in the district of Annandale and Eskdale.

Listing NGR: NY4107275585

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National Grid Reference: NY 41072 75585

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