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Retaining Walls Either Side of Sharp Bend in Road at Egypt, Thornton

Description: Retaining Walls Either Side of Sharp Bend in Road at Egypt

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 14 May 1982
Date Delisted: 16 September 1997
English Heritage Building ID: 336400

OS Grid Reference: SE0913334032
OS Grid Coordinates: 409133, 434032
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8025, -1.8628

Location: Egypt Road, Bradford BD13 3RS

Locality: Thornton
County: Bradford
Country: England
Postcode: BD13 3RS

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 16th September 1997.

Egypt BD13

Retaining walls either side of

sharp bend in road at Egypt
SE 03 SE 7/480 14.5.82


Known locally as the "Walls of Jericho", towering drystone walls, approximately
15 ft to 20 ft high, built in the C19 as retaining walls to the quarry workings on
either side.

Listing NGR: SE0913334032

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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