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Locally listed buildings - 'The Arches' Railway Viaduct


'The Arches' Railway Viaduct


Spon End, Coventry


Originally built in 1848-49, with 28 stone arches, each 48 foot span, a quarter of a mile long. 23 of the 28 arches collapsed in January 1857. After the accident the viaduct was restored without delay, but not fully reopened until 1860.

Monument Type (Date)

RAILWAY BRIDGE (Victorian - 1848 AD to 1860 AD)

Date Locally Listed


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