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Viaduct and Bridge at Swithland Reservoir, Swithland Reservoir (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7174, -1.1733
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressViaduct and Bridge at Swithland Reservoir Swithland Reservoir LEICS
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5593913630
ParishSwithland
DescriptionRailway Viaduct. Built for the Great Central Railway c.1895/7. Blue engineering brick construction. 3 round headed arches spanning Swithland Reservoir. Also, separate Road Bridge. Blue/buff banded engineering brick retaining wall, piers and abutments. Twin rail track carried on built up steel beams. 2 independent spans arranged in parallel. Distinctive diamond trellis pattern steel balustrading between brick abutments.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

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