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Holborn Viaduct

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Holborn Viaduct
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Holburn Viaduct A201 View - Coppermine - 10589.jpg
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From:  City Thameslink
Railway Station
To:  Holborn Circus
Location
NY345656
County
Middlesex
Highway Authority
City of London
Opening Date
1869
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Girder Bridge
On road(s)
A40

Holborn Viaduct is the City of London's sole viaduct over another road, carrying the A40 Holborn Viaduct over the A201 Farringdon Street and also over the subterranean River Fleet. It was built between 1863 and 1869 at a cost of £2M.

Structural Form

The viaduct is a 3-span cast iron girder bridge supported by granite piers. Originally there were four large houses, one on each corner of the bridge but only two these now survive. There are staircases within these buildings to allow pedestrians to walk from Farringdon Street to Holborn Viaduct and vice versa.



Holborn Viaduct
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