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Entrances to Railway Tunnels, Rossendale

Description: Entrances to Railway Tunnels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185627

OS Grid Reference: SD8367821686
OS Grid Coordinates: 383678, 421686
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6914, -2.2486

Location: Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 7AW

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 7AW

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Listing Text


6/50 Entrances to railway tunnels
- II

Coupled entrances to 2 tunnels on East Lancashire Railway between
Rawtenstall and Bacup, 1851 and 1878-81; engineer in 1851, J.S. Perring.
Rock-faced gritstone retaining wall with dressed band and parapet, a
rectangular pier at each end and one in the centre, and between these
2 parabolic arches with rusticated voussoirs. History: second
tunnel added for doubling of track 1878-81.

Listing NGR: SD8367821686

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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