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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Northern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel, Foulridge

Description: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Northern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186281

OS Grid Reference: SD8875142446
OS Grid Coordinates: 388751, 442446
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8781, -2.1726

Location: 45 Station Road, Foulridge, Lancashire BB8 7GQ

Locality: Foulridge
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 7GQ

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Listing Text


7/281 Northern entrance to
Foulridge Tunnel


Tunnel entrance, 1796. Robert Whitworth, engineer. Dressed stone. A curving
walls, with semicircular 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: SD8875142446

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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