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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184766
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339274
Location: Calderdale, HX3
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
SOWERBY BRIDGE MANCHESTER AND LEEDS
SE 02 SE
- Copley Bridge
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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