Locally listed buildings - 'The Arches' Railway Viaduct

Name

'The Arches' Railway Viaduct

Address

Spon End, Coventry

Description

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

24-Sep-03

Designation ID

DCT1250

Further information

http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MCT1110&resourceID=1029

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