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(Spring Gardens) Bridge Street, Buxton - Hogshaw Lane Viaduct - The Railway

On Bridge Street in Buxton, at the end of Spring Gardens, you can see the Hogshaw Lane Viaduct.

 

 

The Hogshaw Lane Viaduct.

 

Grade II listed.

 

Hogshaw Lane Viaduct, Buxton

 

BUXTON

 

SK07SE SPRING GARDENS

616-1/2/1 Hogshaw Lane Viaduct

 

 

II

 

Railway viaduct. c1890. Built for the Midland Railway Co.

Snecked millstone grit and coursed limestone rubble, with

dressed stone quoins, keystones and coping. Red brick interior

to arches.

East face: 16 arches of varying span with irregular piers; the

arch over Spring Gardens is skewed. The arches have rusticated

voussoirs and keystones, with above a raised band and a plain

coped parapet of diminishing courses. Reputedly 320m long.

This viaduct carries the railway across the Wye valley, as

part of the Chinley to Ashbourne line.

 

 

Listing NGR: SK0629973548

 

 

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

 

Source: English Heritage

 

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.

 

 

Pub under the viaduct called The Railway. A Greene King pub.

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Taken on September 4, 2014