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© Mr Peter Holt FRPS BPE2*

IoE Number: 352233
Location: BENNERLEY VIADUCT, AWSWORTH ROAD (north off)
  ILKESTON, EREWASH, DERBYSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Peter Holt FRPS BPE2*
Date Photographed: 22 August 1999
Date listed: 21 November 1974
Date of last amendment: 21 November 1974
Grade II*

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PARISH OF ILKESTONOFF AWSWORTH ROADSK 44 SE3/30(North Side)21.11.74Bennerley ViaductII*

PARISH OF ILKESTON OFF AWSWORTH ROAD SK 44 SE 3/30 (North Side) 21.11.74 Bennerley Viaduct II* Railway viaduct, now disused. 1878-9 by Richard Johnson, made by Eastwood Swingler, for the Great Northern Railway. Brick and wrought iron. Approximately 500 yards long. Fifteen piers with brick abutments at each end. Each pier consists of ten iron columns with two centre rows of three columns, each flanked by two outer rows, each with two columns and with an additional column on each side forming an elliptical shape. The piers rise from shallow brick and stone bases. Diagonal and horizontal cross struts. Wrought iron lattice-girder deck. It is one of two remaining wrought iron lattice-girder bridges in the British Isles. See also Nottinghamshire, Broxtowe District, Civil Parish of Awsworth.

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