Ouseburn Viaduct

  • Description

    "....Originally a structure with timber arches on stone piers, the timber was replaced with wrought iron in 1869. It has five iron and steel spans of approx 35 m. (116 ft.), and two stone approach arches either end, and has a maximum height of 33 m. (108 ft.). 1839 Built for the Newcastle and North Shields Railway and designed by John Green and his son Benjamin Green. The viaduct arch was of laminated timber construction on the Wiebeking system and supported by tall stone pillars, and earned Benjamin the 'Telford Medal' from the Institution of Civil Engineers...."
  • Owner

    Grace's Guide: British Industrial History
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Ouseburn_Viaduct
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 11 months ago
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