This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
DEWSBURY CB RAVENSTHORPE-DEWSBURY SE 22 SW RAILWAY SE 2320 2030 (Ravensthorpe)
2/86 Railway Bridge over Calder & Hebble Navigation, Long Cut
Railway bridge over Calder & Hebble Navigation, Long Cut. Dated 1847 for L & NWR Co. (Line opened 1848). Single span on large rusticated ashlar abutments. The span is in cast iron. 6 arched girders the spandrels of which are in the form of a gothic arcade, reducing towards the centre. The outer arches read: "JOSEPH BUTLER & CO. STANNINGLEY IRON WORKS. NR. LEEDS. 1847" and are slightly more decoratively treated. The trusses are held by cast-iron X-section cross-shaped ties and by diagonal tie-bars.
The main arches-are bolted together in 5 sections. Gothic arcaded parapets in cast iron.
Listing NGR: SE2320320324
© Mr Richard Turner. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Turner, Richard
Rights Holder: Turner, Richard
Ashlar, Cast Iron, Victorian Railway Bridge, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Bridge, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument
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