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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Southern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8708 / 53°52'14"N

Longitude: -2.1916 / 2°11'29"W

OS Eastings: 387501

OS Northings: 441641

OS Grid: SD875416

Mapcode National: GBR FR4P.B5

Mapcode Global: WHB7K.9YNY

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Southern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186239

Location: Colne, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Colne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Foulridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/279 Southern entrance to
- Foulridge Tunnel


Tunnel entrance, 1796. Robert Whitworth, engineer. Dressed stone. A curving
wall, with semi-circular arch flanked by piers; arch, and piers to a certain
height, have vermiculated rustication. Stone steps to canal at either side.
Foulridge Tunnel is the summit tunnel of the canal, projected in 1789 but
finished only in 1796.

Listing NGR: SD8750141641

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