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Copley Bridge manchester and Leeds Railway Copley Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Skircoat, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7008 / 53°42'2"N

Longitude: -1.8777 / 1°52'39"W

OS Eastings: 408170

OS Northings: 422714

OS Grid: SE081227

Mapcode National: GBR HTBN.83

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.473Q

Entry Name: Copley Bridge manchester and Leeds Railway Copley Bridge

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339274

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE MANCHESTER AND LEEDS
SE 02 SE
RAILWAY, Copley
3/129
- Copley Bridge
- II
Railway bridge over River Calder. c1840. By George Stephenson. For the
Manchester and Leeds Railway Company. Regularly coursed rock-faced sandstone with
ashlar dressings. 3 segmental arches. Plinths with roll mould to piers. Band at
impost level. Rusticated voussoirs brought to course and expressed keystones.
Simple cornice with parapet above. Curved ramped abutments. Partly in the parish
of Halifax. The first part of the Manchester to Leeds railway was opened as far
as Sowerby Bridge in 1840; the section to Leeds was opened subsequently. Sowerby
Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, p25.


Listing NGR: SE0817022714

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