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Latitude: 53.7069 / 53°42'24"N
Longitude: -1.9125 / 1°54'45"W
OS Eastings: 405870
OS Northings: 423390
OS Grid: SE058233
Mapcode National: GBR HT2K.QX
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.L3G1
Entry Name: Victoria Bridge
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116273
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339423
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge
Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE VICTORIA ROAD
Road bridge. Dated 1864. Contractors P Berry and Son, Sowerby Bridge. For
Major R Stansfield of Fieldhouse (q.v). Stone and cast iron. 2-span bridge
with central stone pier cut to a triangular face on west side and rounded on
east side. Causeway base has sunk panels with raised pattern. Flanking cause-
way, are square end and central piers with pyramidal caps, the centrel piers
having floral-decorated bases and carrying plaques with the bridge's name,
contractor and patron. Between piers are railings of crossed diagonal, vertical
and horizontal struts with a patera to centre of each cross. The open iron-work
construction was designed to allow flood water to pass through. Sowerby Bridge
Civic Society, Sowerby Bridge Trial, p8.
Listing NGR: SE0587023390
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