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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.

 

TAMWORTH

 

SK2103SW GLASCOTE ROAD, Bolehall

670-1/10/15 Bolehall Viaduct

09/11/72

 

GV II

 

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

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Taken on March 10, 2012