Chappel Viaduct

Just south of the Railway Museum is Chappel Viaduct, the largest brick built viaduct in England. This is surprising as the area isn’t particularly hilly.

It’s 1060 feet long and 75′ high.

Rocco needed some “off the lead” time after being so good at the museum, so we had an explore. There was a lovely park the other side of the viaduct so he had a chance to chase sticks.

The pillars are almost identical:

And this is the River Colne, the reason the viaduct is there:

An interesting detour.

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