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© Mr Peter Sargeant

IoE Number: 457832
Location: RAILWAY BRIDGE OVER RIVER IRWELL TO FORMER LIVERPOOL ROAD STATION, WATER STREET (west side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Peter Sargeant
Date Photographed: 05 August 2001
Date listed: 20 June 1988
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade I

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MANCHESTER SJ8297 WATER STREET 698-1/18/427 (West side) 20/06/88 Railway bridge over River Irwell to former Liverpool Road Station (Formerly Listed as: WATER STREET (West side) Railway bridge (etc) with attached viaduct to east (etc)) GV I Railway bridge carrying former Liverpool to Manchester railway over River Irwell. 1830, by George Stephenson; slightly altered. Cushion-rusticated sandstone ashlar. Two segmental arches with radiating run-out voussoirs, a central cut-water, pilaster strips to this and to the east end, a plain dressed cornice, and a parapet with flat coping. History: with the former Liverpool Road Station to the east (q.v.), to which it is linked by a rebuilt viaduct over Water Street (q.v.), an integral element of the eastern terminus of the world's first passenger railway line. Forms part of group of railway structures, which also includes the railway bridge and viaduct immediately to the south (q.v.), and the later viaduct leading to the former Lower Byrom Street Warehouse (q.v.).

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