OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
Plus parts of the South Hams and West Devon
www.oldplymouth.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: September 03, 2018
Webpage updated: September 03, 2018

        

RAILWAYS IN OLD PLYMOUTH  |  LAUNCESTON BRANCH
BRANCH LINE, PLYMOUTH STATION (MILLBAY) TO LAUNCESTON STATION

MAGPIE VIADUCT

Magpie Viaduct, at 9 miles 46 chains mile post mileage from Tavistock Junction on the Launceston Branch, was originally a timber structure but was rebuilt in Staffordshire brick.

It was reputed to be 216 yards long and stood 62 feet high.  These dimensions cannot be guaranteed.

The new Viaduct was brought in to use on June 8th 1902.