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