British Railways Viaduct, Trinity, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 (Grade II)

British Railways Viaduct is a grade two (II) listed building in Trinity, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12. It was first listed in 1977.

About British Railways Viaduct


SD8332NE ASHFIELD ROAD 906-1/15/5 (North side) 29/09/77 British Railways Viaduct

Railway viaduct. 1847-8. For the East Lancashire Railway Company. Coursed rock-faced sandstone blocks with freestone dressings and red brick soffits to the arches. Straight line approx 400m long. 15 semicircular arches with rusticated voussoirs, carried on slightly battered piers with plain imposts bands carried round; with a continuous chamfered cornice and low coped parapets (part damaged). A conspicuous and imposing feature of the urban landscape, closing the view north-east from the town centre. Forms a group with Clifton Street railway bridge approx 100m west (qv).

Where is British Railways Viaduct?

British Railways Viaduct is located on Ashfield Road, in Trinity, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSD 83741 32946
Easting, Northing383741, 432946.36084
Latitude, Longitude53.792572, -2.24829
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022608
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