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Castlefiled Lattice Viaducts

Two cast iron viaducts with castle decoration that dominate the Castlefield basin.

Grid reference: SJ 831 976

Map showing the location of the Castlefiled lattice viaducts

A picture showing the Castlefield cast iron lattice railway viaducts
The Castlefield cast iron lattice railway viaducts.

Two cast iron viaducts, with castle decoration, which dominate the Castelfield basin and dwarf the 1849 brick viaduct. The first was built around 1877 for the CLC railway and is now used for the Metrolink Tram system. The second was built in 1898 for the Great Northern Railway Warehouse. Late use of cast iron girders, arch segments with cross ties and parapets, where streets bridged.