Meldon Viaduct

Meldon Viaduct is a cast iron/wrought iron bridge over the West Okement River which was used to carry trains. It opened in 1874 with the London South West commercial trains running across it until 1968, when they stopped the local quarry continued to use it until the 1990s. It is still used as part of the Granite Way with bikes and pedestrians its main traffic now. Meldon viaduct is a scheduled monument and is one of only two of this wrought iron type of bridge, the other being Bennerley viaduct near Derbyshire.

Meldon Viaduct

The curve of Meldon Viaduct as it passes over the West Okement river