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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: PENADLAKE VIADUCT

List Entry Number: 1136794

Location

PENADLAKE VIADUCT

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

County: 
District: Cornwall
District Type: Unitary Authority
Parish: Broadoak

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1985

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


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60525


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SX 16 NW BRADOC

1/24 and 3/24 Penadlake Viaduct -

- II

Railway viaduct, 1877, built to replace I.K.Brunel's earlier tresselled timber viaduct opened in 1859. 7 tapering piers approximately 40 foot clear span of massive snecked rock faced slatestone carrying 8 semicircular arches with dressed rusticated granite voussoirs and quoins. Parapet partly rebuilt. Rusticated stone coping with simple refuges. Slightly curved on plan. One of series of viaducts in quick succession on Brunel's Plymouth to Truro Cornwall Railway broad gauge line (q.v. Clinnick, Derricombe, East Largin, West Largin and St Pinnock Viaducts). Line opened in 1859. A Pugsley (ed) The Works of I K Brunel 1976 and 1980. R J Woodfin The Cornwall Railway 1972.

Listing NGR: SX1519263442


Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugsley, A, The Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, (1976)
Woodfin, R J , The Cornwall Railway, (1972)

Map

National Grid Reference: SX 13553 64998


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