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RAILWAY BRIDGE IN HAIGH HALL PARK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RAILWAY BRIDGE IN HAIGH HALL PARK

List entry Number: 1376802

Location

RAILWAY BRIDGE IN HAIGH HALL PARK, HALL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Haigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469020

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 50 NE HAIGH HALL LANE (south side - off) 1484/5/10011 Railway bridge in Haigh Hall Park

II Railway bridge. 1883-84 by Charles Badlock over the Whelley Loop Line. Pinkish-red brick with ashlar facings to abutments and ashlar plinths, cast-iron undercarriage and balustrade. Three straight-headed arches. Undercarriage has 13 girders. Abutments are faced with pilasters with frieze and moulded modillion cornices; these are surmounted by plinths with chamfered base, cavetto- and roll- moulding and pyramidal caps, between stretches of balustrade. The balustrade is approximately 30 metres in length has round-arched arcade on columns with scalloped base; chamfered copings. The ends of the balustrade are curved on section with end plinths. All plinths have moulded cornices and blocking courses.

This bridge is sited within Haigh Hall park, which was formerly included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II, it was removed from the Register on the 30th of September 1999.



Listing NGR: SD5906807432

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National Grid Reference: SD 59068 07432

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