Bolehall Viaduct, Tamworth
The viaduct that my Cross Country train probably went over.
Bolehall Viaduct in Tamworth.
Is between Glascote Road, Amington Road and the River Anker.
Bolehall Viaduct, Tamworth is Grade II listed.
SK2103SW GLASCOTE ROAD, Bolehall
670-1/10/15 Bolehall Viaduct
Also known as: Bolebridge Viaduct GLASCOTE ROAD Bolehall.
Railway Viaduct. 1837-9. R.Stephenson and G.Bidder, engineers;
for Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway. Rusticated ashlar.
19 arches; nos 6 and 7 span River Anker; no 10 spans Amington
Road; no 19 is lower and wider and spans Glascote Road.
Rusticated segmental arches; piers have rock-faced jambs,
round cutwaters to river; bold modillioned cornice and
parapet; abutments swept forward. 2 arches have low stone
walls flanking entrance gates. An important landmark at the
south east end of Tamworth.
(A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain:
Christiansen R: The West Midlands: London: 1973-: P.136-7).
Listing NGR: SK2131803756