|Carries||Ex-Great Northern Railway|
|Total length||300 yards (270 m)|
|Height||120 feet (37 m)|
|Longest span||40 feet (12 m)|
Thornton viaduct is a disused railway viaduct crossing Pinch Beck valley at Thornton, near the city of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is 300 yards (270 m) long and has 20 arches. It was built in an S-shape to allow a smooth access to Thornton station. The viaduct was part of the GNR's Queensbury Lines running between Queensbury and Keighley. It stopped carrying passengers in 1955 but remained open to goods until the 1960s when it was finally closed and the tracks pulled up. The viaduct is now a Grade II listed building.
This was the viaduct used in the episode of Last of the Summer Wine entitled "Three men and a Mangle", where they hoisted the mangle up from the road, only for it to go through the roof of the police car the first time!
- Great Northern Trail
- English Heritage. "Details from listed building database (336030)". Images of England.
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