Holborn Viaduct
   East from Holborn Circus to Newgate Street (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.
   Improvements authorised 1864, opened 1869.
   Site formerly occupied by Skinner Street, Snow Hill, and other smaller courts and alleys. The Viaduct was formed across the Fleet valley to continue the main thoroughfare at one level and so do away with the steep ascents of Holborn and Snow Hills, which so seriously interfered with vehicular traffic.
   Carried on a series of cross arches, crossing Farringdon Road by an iron girder skew bridge, borne on granite piers. Archt., W. Haywood. Cost 21/2 millions.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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