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HER Number:MDV39457
Name:Rattery Viaduct

Summary

Railway viaduct circa 1848 by I. K. Brunel and widened circa 1892-3 when the broad gauge was replaced. The original single track viaduct is built of coursed stone rubble of six bays with round arches.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 732 606
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRattery
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTINGTON
Ecclesiastical ParishRATTERY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/148
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99316

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY VIADUCT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV176386.

Doe/hhr:rattery/(27/5/1986)32.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV333382.

Rattery viaduct. Railway viaduct circa 1848 by i. K. Brunel and widened circa 1892-3 when the broad gauge was replaced. The original single track viaduct is built of coursed stone rubble of six bays with round arches with granite arch rings, on rectangular piers laterally pierced by round arch openings. Late c19 stone rubble parapet. Widened on north side in 1892-3 in rock-faced granite with engineering brick arch rings. The south devon railway was authorised in 1844. This section from totnes to have, rear plymouth was opened in 1848. The great western railway took over in 1876 and the south devon company was dissolved in 1878. The original broad gauge was replaced in 1892-3. Ref: david st. John thomas, a regional history of the railways of great britain, the west country, pp 66 to 86 (doe).


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV176386Migrated Record:
SDV333382Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90328 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2015 12:27PM