SK8379 : Torksey Viaduct

taken 8 months ago, near to Torksey, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

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Torksey Viaduct
Torksey Viaduct
The railway closed in 1959 and the viaduct lay unused until 2016 when it was partially restored and opened as a footpath.

Torksey Viaduct
Built 1847-49 to a design by John Fowler, the viaduct carried the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, Chesterfield - Lincoln line across the River Trent. The 20-span, 570ft eastern approach viaduct and two 130ft box girder spans across the Trent carried trains until the line closed in 1959, but the grade II* listed viaduct remains.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8353 7919 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.1850N 0:44.8805W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8346 7919
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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River Trent  Former Railway Bridge 

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