Kielder Viaduct (Kielder)
The Kielder Viaduct was built in 1862, as part of the Border Counties Railway, which linked Hexham in southern Northumberland with Riccarton in Scotland. The viaduct was designed by Peter Nicholson. It was built in a Baronial style, with a castellated parapet and false arrow slits. The arches of the viaduct are built at a skewed angle. Kielder Viaduct is a Scheduled Monument protected by law. Today it is part of a footpath.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder
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