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Railway Viaduct over Chester Burn


The red brick railway viaduct at the west end of South Burns is an important feature of the townscape of Chester-le-Street. The viaduct was built in 1868 for the North- Eastern Railway Company, to carrying the railway over Chester Burn. The viaduct is  about 230 metres long and has 11 elliptical arches. It is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Chester-le-Street 1868 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Chester-le-Street Chester Burn (aka Cong Burn)
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Chester-le-Street Viaduct

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Railway viaduct at Chester le Street

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Railway Viaduct and Tesco car park

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Railway Viaduct - Chester-le-Street

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Below Chester-le-Street Viaduct

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RAILWAY VIADUCT OVER CHESTER BURN - Chester-le-Street - List Entry
- "Railway viaduct carrying 2 tracks over Chester Burn. 1868 for the North- Eastern Railway Company. Light-red engineering brick in English bond; stone plinths and parapet band. Tall, c.230-metre long ...

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List number: 1159006
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Grid ref: NZ2711851635

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