SW7840 : Carnon Viaduct

taken 10 years ago, near to Carnon Downs, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Carnon Viaduct
Carnon Viaduct
The old masonry piers of Brunel's original viaduct stand alongside the later viaduct over the Carnon valley on the Falmouth branch line. The piers supported wooden trellises which carried the railway - quicker and cheaper to build than stone but costlier to maintain. Many such examples can be found in Cornwall and are commonly referred to as "Brunel's stumps".
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SW7840, 30 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 April, 2009
Category
Railway viaduct (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 785 405 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:13.4246N 5:6.3904W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 785 405
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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