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Copley Viaduct lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Copley Viaduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Skircoat, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7014 / 53°42'5"N

Longitude: -1.8775 / 1°52'38"W

OS Eastings: 408184

OS Northings: 422784

OS Grid: SE081227

Mapcode National: GBR HTBM.BW

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.4767

Entry Name: Copley Viaduct lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Copley Viaduct

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339250

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Locality: Skircoat

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE
SE 02 SE
RAILWAY, Copley
3/108
- Copley Viaduct
GV II
Railway viaduct crossing the River Calder, the Calder and Hebble Navigation and
Wakefield Road. c1851. For the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Snecked
rock-faced sandstone. 23 arches in all on tall piers: 15 semicircular, with rock-
faced voussoirs brought to course and 4 at each end, wider, segmental, with similar
voussoris in Ashlar. Easternmost arch over Wakefield Road considerably flatter.
Plain band at impost and cornice level with parapet above. Mostly in the parish of
Halifax. The Sowerby bridge to Halifax Branch line was opened 1 January 1852.
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, p.25


Listing NGR: SE0818422784

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