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Canal Bridge canal Canal Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Luddendenfoot, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.722 / 53°43'19"N

Longitude: -1.9448 / 1°56'41"W

OS Eastings: 403739

OS Northings: 425069

OS Grid: SE037250

Mapcode National: GBR GTVD.RH

Mapcode Global: WHB8G.3P5Z

Entry Name: Canal Bridge canal Canal Bridge

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339308

Location: Calderdale, HX2

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Luddendenfoot

Built-Up Area: Luddenden Foot

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Luddenden with Luddendenfoot

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE ROCHDALE CANAL,
SE 0225-0325
Luddenden Foot
6/181 Canal Bridge
-
- II
Road bridge over canal. c1798 for the Rochdale Canal Company, widened c1882 probably
for the Luddenden Foot Local Board of Health. Coursed squared stone and ashlar.
Single segmental arch spanning canal. The central core of c1800 is carried on the
canal walls which curve inwards with large kerbstones. The outer arches which flank
it to north and south are slightly taller, the southern one having an iron arch,
the northern one ashlar voussoirs. On both the stone is rock-faced and there is
a moulded ashlar band below ashlar parapet which has a plinth on the carriageway
side and triangular section coping. Flanking the arch on each face are battered
buttresses with bands (dentilled on south side), rising into ashlar piers with
pyramidal capstones. The later work is in the same style as the bridge over the
River Calder (6/242)Which was erected by the Local Board of Health in 1882. For
history of canal construction see Sowerby Long Bridge (12/177).


Listing NGR: SE0373925069

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