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Leeds Liverpool Canal, Railway Bridge over Leeds Liverpool Canal at Sd 595 162

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.641 / 53°38'27"N

Longitude: -2.6135 / 2°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 359534

OS Northings: 416230

OS Grid: SD595162

Mapcode National: GBR BV5B.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WH97C.TRN3

Entry Name: Leeds Liverpool Canal, Railway Bridge over Leeds Liverpool Canal at Sd 595 162

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072650

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357566

Location: Chorley, Lancashire, PR7

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Town: Chorley

Locality: Chorley East

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Chorley St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Listing Text

SD 51 NE CHORLEY off HOGG'S LANE

Railway bridge over
Leeds-Liverpool Canal
5/50 at SD 595 162
-
- II


Skew bridge carrying Bolton and Preston railway over Leeds-Liverpool canal,
c.184O. Gritstone and ashlar. Single skewed elliptical arch between
buttressed approach abutments with string course and parapet, the
buttresses continued as piers in the straight ashlar coping. The soffit
of the arch is composed of winding courses of white masonry, the outer
ends of which are finished as slightly rusticated voussoirs to the faces
of the bridge: good example of skilled design and construction.


Listing NGR: SD5953416229

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