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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Swinden Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrowford, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.85 / 53°51'0"N

Longitude: -2.2042 / 2°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 386661

OS Northings: 439327

OS Grid: SD866393

Mapcode National: GBR FR1X.LM

Mapcode Global: WHB7R.3HMC

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Swinden Aqueduct

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186182

Location: Barrowford, Pendle, Lancashire, BB9

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Barrowford

Built-Up Area: Nelson (Pendle)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Barrowford St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


SD 83 NE BARROWFORD LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL

11/267 Swinden Aqueduct

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- II

Aqueduct carrying Leeds and Liverpool Canal over Colne water, probably 1795.
Robert Whitworth, engineer. Dressed stone, pitted to the faces of the arches
and punched to parapet. 2 elliptical arches separated on the south side only,
by a bull-nosed, domed cutwater. The face of the abutments on each side curves
slightly and ends in a pier. Band, then parapet (interrupted by another band)
which on both sides curves gradually from one pier to the other, and thus stands
behind the line of the arches.


Listing NGR: SD8666139327

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