Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge Over Calder And Hebble Navigation, Long Cut

Date:
3 Aug 2000
Location:
Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge Over Calder And Hebble Navigation, Long Cut, Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF1 1LT
Reference:
IOE01/02263/10
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

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

G.V. II

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2080 IOE Records taken by Richard Turner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© 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

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Victorian Railway Bridge, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Bridge, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument

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