Building record M2580 - King's Mill Viaduct, Mansfield


RAILWAY VIADUCT (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 51977 59809 (25m by 65m)
Map sheet SK55NW
District Mansfield
Civil Parish Mansfield, Mansfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Sandstone built viaduct, carrying a double track railway on 5 arches, the piers have shallow pilaster buttresses, and the whole is given added strength by symmetrically spaced circular iron ties. The N archway, which is now blocked, straddles an earlier arch. The stone parapets are being damaged by vandals, and some of the stonework has been replaced by concrete. This viaduct is part of the original horse-drawn railway from Mansfield Pinsetown [sic], and the centre arch has the following legend - O & P or Q & P, 1817. Now used as a siding by BR and future uncertain. Viaduct now stranded amidst a housing estate and farmstead, with a new walkway being constructed under N arch along river bank. Fairly sound. (1)
Railway viaduct. Possibly 1819, 1847, restored c.1990. For the Mansfield to Pinxton railway. (4)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

5 BW print, SMR

Kings Mill Viaduct (Plan). SNT3632.

Listed buildings slides, 2 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

1989, Kings Mill Viaduct (Plan). SNT3633.

August 88, Kings Mill Viaduct (Plan). SNT3631.

November 88, Kings Mill Viaduct (Plan). SNT3629.

October 88, Kings Mill Viaduct (Plan). SNT3630.

<1> JGC, 1970, AM7 (Unpublished document). SNT837.

<2> Hart CR, 1984, AM107 (Unpublished document). SNT754.

<3> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 50/14

<4> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT228.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 2 slides.
  • --- Plan: November 88. Kings Mill Viaduct. 1.
  • --- Plan: October 88. Kings Mill Viaduct. 1.
  • --- Plan: August 88. Kings Mill Viaduct. 1.
  • --- Plan: Kings Mill Viaduct. 1.
  • --- Plan: 1989. Kings Mill Viaduct. 2.
  • <1> Unpublished document: JGC. 1970. AM7.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hart CR. 1984. AM107.
  • <3> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <4> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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