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© Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS

IoE Number: 471543
Location: RAILWAY VIADUCT AND RETAINING WALLS AT JUNCTION WITH GREENGATE, CHAPEL STREET
  SALFORD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
Date Photographed: 25 September 1999
Date listed: 20 October 1998
Date of last amendment: 20 October 1998
Grade II

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SALFORDSJ8398NECHAPEL STREET949-1/21/45Railway viaduct and retaining walls

SALFORD SJ8398NE CHAPEL STREET 949-1/21/45 Railway viaduct and retaining walls at junction with Greengate II 2 railway bridges and linking retaining wall forming bridge abutments. c1840. Ashlar and cast-iron. Raking retaining wall divided by rusticated piers into bays with archways with stressed voussoirs on Chapel Street and return to Greengate. Above cornice the piers also divide the plain parapet. Low relief carved coat of arms of the City of Salford over archway on Greengate return. The wall carries railway viaduct and links 2 bridges, over Greengate and Chapel Street, for which it forms the abutments. Bridge decks carried on transverse iron beams, with cast-iron parapets, solid panels with simple moulded decoration over Greengate, traceried openwork over Chapel Street.

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