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HER Number:MDV3051
Name:The Glazebrook Railway Viaduct

Summary

Two columns of the 1848 "brunel" viaduct (single track, broad gauge) stand on the right bank of the stream and are in ugborough. They are only ivy covered grey granite ruins, rising about 15m above the level of the stream, but one is partly buried in the embankment of the later viaduct. Much of the superstructure was timber, and this has all disappeared. The viaduct built 1892, for the double-track standard gauge railway is close to the other one, on the north, upstream side

Location

Grid Reference:SX 688 591
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/135

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VIADUCT (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

CHECKLIST, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137149.

The glazebrook railway viaduct. Two columns of the 1848 "brunel" viaduct (single track, broad gauge) stand on the right bank of the stream and are in ugborough. They are only ivy covered grey granite ruins, rising about 15m above the level of the stream, but one is partly buried in the embankment of the later viaduct. Much of the superstructure was timber, and this has all disappeared. The viaduct built 1892, for the double-track standard gauge railway is close to the other one, on the north, upstream side (checklist).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV161146.

Des=parish checklist.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137149Migrated Record: CHECKLIST.
SDV161146Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV102931Related to: Weir 50 metres north-west of Glaze Viaduct (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2015 1:02PM