Site of Railway Viaduct over Oxford Canal

Description of this historic site

The site of a railway viaduct over the Oxford Canal. It was built during the Imperial period and it is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1923. The viaduct was situated 1km west of Clifton upon Dunsmore.

Notes about this historic site

1 Railway viaduct over Oxford Canal, Rugby, marked on 1923 map.
2 A four arch span girder built (1896-98) to carry the Great Central Railway between the Oxford Canal Bridge to the north of Rugby. Supported on “cylinders sunk 30 feet, to avoid damage to the canal, and then filled with bricks and concrete.”

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