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Description: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Southern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel
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
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SD 84 SE COLNE LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL
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
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Source: English Heritage
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