ST1594 : Maesycwmmer - Hengoed Viaduct

taken 8 years ago, near to Hengoed, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Maesycwmmer - Hengoed Viaduct
Maesycwmmer - Hengoed Viaduct
The viaduct was built in the 1850s to carry the Taff Vale Extension of the Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway over the Rhymney valley.
It closed to railway traffic in 1964.
It has 16 arches, is 284 yards long and 120 feet high.
In 2000 it was opened for public access and is now part of National Cycle Route 47, the Celtic Way Cycle Route and the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk.
In the foreground, the Butchers Arms is obviously undergoing renovation.
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ST1594, 56 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 January, 2010
Category
Viaduct   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 154 949 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.7909N 3:13.4115W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 155 948
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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