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Belah Viaduct

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The dismantled Belah Viaduct finished in 1861 consisted of 16 spans with a total length of 1,040 feet, 196 feet above the valley floor, built for the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway.

This was the tallest viaduct in England.

It was closed in 1962.

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