SE1925 : Station Road Viaduct, Cleckheaton

taken 7 years ago, near to Cleckheaton, Kirklees, Great Britain

Station Road Viaduct, Cleckheaton
Station Road Viaduct, Cleckheaton
The viaduct, built by a railway company to carry highway loading of the day, is of an unusual design. Massive brick foundations support slender steel piers, which carry a steel frame deck. The viaduct is surmounted by heavy masonry parapets typical of railway design. Built to connect the station to the town centre, it is now only used as a footpath, and is apparently receiving minimal maintenance.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1947 2550 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.5326N 1:42.3838W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1941 2555
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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