SO0307 : Cefn Coed Viaduct, Merthyr Tydfil

taken 12 years ago, near to Cefn-Coed-y-Cymmer, Merthyr Tydfil/Merthyr Tudful, Great Britain

Cefn Coed Viaduct, Merthyr Tydfil
Cefn Coed Viaduct, Merthyr Tydfil
The Cefn Coed Viaduct was built in 1866 to carry the Brecon and Merthyr Railway LinkExternal link across the river Taff at Pontycapel.

This view is from north of the viaduct.

Built by Messrs. Savel and Ward at a cost of 25, 000, it is the third largest viaduct in Wales. The viaduct consists of 15 openings, each one 39 feet 9 inches, a length of 725ft. and a maximum height of 115ft. The viaduct's main point of architectural interest is the fact that it was built on a curve.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 November, 2008
Category
Railway viaduct (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 030 077 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.5740N 3:24.3576W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 029 077
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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