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Description: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Northern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel
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
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SD 84 SE FOULRIDGE LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL
7/281 Northern entrance to
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
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Source: English Heritage
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