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Penponds Viaduct

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Penponds Viaduct was built by the West Cornwall Railway c1852 to replace an inclined plane that had been built c1837 by the Hayle Railway.

It is built of brick arches on stone piers and now carries the Cornish Main Line over a small valley in the bottom of which runs Viaduct Lane.

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