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Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge over Calder and Hebble Navigation, Long Cut

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury West, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6789 / 53°40'43"N

Longitude: -1.6502 / 1°39'0"W

OS Eastings: 423203

OS Northings: 420324

OS Grid: SE232203

Mapcode National: GBR JTXW.JY

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.MSDK

Entry Name: Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge over Calder and Hebble Navigation, Long Cut

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340773

Location: Kirklees, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhill Lees Holy Innocents with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

DEWSBURY CB RAVENSTHORPE-DEWSBURY
SE 22 SW RAILWAY
SE 2320 2030 (Ravensthorpe)

2/86 Railway Bridge over
Calder & Hebble
Navigation, Long Cut

G.V. II


Railway bridge over Calder & Hebble Navigation, Long Cut. Dated
1847 for L & NWR Co. (Line opened 1848). Single span on large
rusticated ashlar abutments. The span is in cast
iron. 6 arched girders the spandrels of which are in the form of
a gothic arcade, reducing towards the centre. The outer arches
read: "JOSEPH BUTLER & CO. STANNINGLEY IRON WORKS. NR. LEEDS. 1847"
and are slightly more decoratively treated. The trusses are held
by cast-iron X-section cross-shaped ties and by diagonal tie-bars.
The main arches-are bolted together in 5 sections. Gothic arcaded
parapets in cast iron.


Listing NGR: SE2320320324

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