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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Southern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel, Colne

Description: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Southern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186239

OS Grid Reference: SD8750141641
OS Grid Coordinates: 387501, 441641
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8708, -2.1916

Location: Newchurch, Lancashire BB8 7LY

Locality: Colne
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 7LY

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Listing Text


7/279 Southern entrance to
- Foulridge Tunnel


Tunnel entrance, 1796. Robert Whitworth, engineer. Dressed stone. A curving
wall, with semi-circular arch flanked by piers; arch, and piers to a certain
height, have vermiculated rustication. Stone steps to canal at either side.
Foulridge Tunnel is the summit tunnel of the canal, projected in 1789 but
finished only in 1796.

Listing NGR: SD8750141641

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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