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© Mr John Turner

IoE Number: 336030
Location: THORNTON RAILWAY VIADUCT, ALDERSCHOLES LANE
  BRADFORD, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr John Turner
Date Photographed: 03 September 2001
Date listed: 08 January 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 January 1982
Grade II

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5111ALDERSCHOLES LANEThornton BD13Thornton Railway ViaductSE 0932 38/1958.1.82

1. 5111 ALDERSCHOLES LANE Thornton BD13 Thornton Railway Viaduct SE 0932 38/195 8.1.82 II 2. The Thornton Viaduct is one of a spectacular series of circa 1876-78, is a finely proportioned structure of sandstone "brick" with 20 semi-circular arches on slender, tapering piers supporting the bed of the former single track line. Very thin ashlar strings capping piers at spring of arches; flat band below the parapet. The contractors for the line were Benton and Woodiwise. The viaduct makes a most important contribution to the landscape of the valley below Thornton.

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