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Gaunless or Lands Viaduct, Cockfield Fell (Cockfield)

South Bank Looking North East 1 03/06/2015
South Bank Looking North East 1 03/06/2015

South Bank Looking North East 4 03/06/2015
South Bank Looking North East 4 03/06/2015

South Bank Looking North East 9 03/06/2015
South Bank Looking North East 9 03/06/2015

Detail Of Collapsed Structures South Bank Looking East 1 03/06/2015
Detail Of Collapsed Structures South Bank Looking East 1 03/06/2015

Detail Of Collapsed Structures, South Bank Looking South 1 03/06/2015
Detail Of Collapsed Structures, South Bank Looking South 1 03/06/2015

Detail of Eastern Collapsed Structure Looking South 1 03/06/2015
Detail of Eastern Collapsed Structure Looking South 1 03/06/2015

Detail of Western collapsed structure, and Southern Butress, South Bank Looking South West 1 03/06/2015
Detail of Western collapsed structure, and Southern Butress, South Bank Looking South West 1 03/06/2015

The Gaunless (also known as Lands) viaduct crosses the border of Cockfield and Evenwood parishes. Two of the three column sections have collapsed. It was constructed as part of the Darlington and Barnard Castle Railway, which opened in 1856.

Reference number:D3571
Historical period: Hanoverian (1714 to 1837)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1002314



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cockfield


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