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Lever Bridge in Lord Leverhulme's Terraced Gradens at Sd 638 142, Rivington

Description: Lever Bridge in Lord Leverhulme's Terraced Gradens at Sd 638 142

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184426

OS Grid Reference: SD6381914243
OS Grid Coordinates: 363819, 414243
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6235, -2.5485

Location: Horwich, Bolton BL6 7SB

Locality: Rivington
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BL6 7SB

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
14/172 Lever Bridge in
Lord Leverhulme's "Terraced
- Gardens" at SD 638 142

Also known as "Seven Arches Bridge". Bridge carrying footpath over old
roadway. 1910, design attributed to Lord Leverhulme (see below).
Sandstone: random rubble walls, stone slate arches and parapets. Large
semi-circular archway crossed by a viaduct of 6 small arches, with sloped
deck, the lower end with a buttressed archway over steps descending to the
west. History: said to be modelled on a bridge of 7 arches which
Lord Leverhulme knew in Nigeria. Reference: M.D. Smith Leverhulme's
Rivington (Chorley, 1984) pp.57-8.

Listing NGR: SD6380014200

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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