SO5112 : Arches at Monmouth

taken 12 years ago, near to Monmouth/Trefynwy, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Arches at Monmouth
Arches at Monmouth
The remains of the viaduct which took the Wye Valley Railway across the Wye at Monmouth, on the way to Tintern and Chepstow, stand pointlessly in the sun on a January afternoon in 2009. A girder section took the line across the river: this was removed for scrap after the line's closure in 1964 and its overgrown abutment can be seen on the far bank of the river. What remains of the viaduct is something of a local landmark, but it's deteriorating rapidly and there's talk of it having to be demolished.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Monmouth 
Primary Subject of Photo
Viaduct 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5136 1200 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.2708N 2:42.4100W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5135 1200
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Wye Valley  Wye Valley Railway  Derelict Viaduct  Old Railway  Dismantled Railway 

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