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at Wetheral, near Carlisle.
at Wetheral, near Carlisle.


Also known as Eden Viaduct or Corby Bridge (not the same as Corby Beck Viaduct). It was built by the [[Newcastle and Carlisle Railway]] to cross the river Eden.  
Also known as Eden Viaduct or Corby Bridge (not the same as the nearby [[Corby Beck Viaduct]]). It was built by the [[Newcastle and Carlisle Railway]] to cross the river Eden.  


Begun in 1830, completed in 1834.
Begun in 1830, completed in 1834.
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[[Category: Town - Carlisle]]
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[[Category: Bridges and Viaducts]]
[[Category: Bridges and Viaducts]]
[[Category: Masonry Viaducts]]
[[Category: Things to do - Cumbria]]
[[Category: Things to do - Cumbria]]

Latest revision as of 11:11, 28 November 2021

at Wetheral, near Carlisle.

Also known as Eden Viaduct or Corby Bridge (not the same as the nearby Corby Beck Viaduct). It was built by the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway to cross the river Eden.

Begun in 1830, completed in 1834.

660 feet (200 m) long and 100 feet (30 m) high. Five 89 feet (27 m) spans faced with red sandstone.

It still carries the double-track Tyne Valley Line. In 1851 a footway designed by Peter Tate was added, cantilevered from the north face, providing pedestrian access between Wetheral and Great Corby.

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