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VICTORIA BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: VICTORIA BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1116273

Location

VICTORIA BRIDGE, VICTORIA ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339423

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SOWERBY BRIDGE VICTORIA ROAD SE 0423-0523 12/287 Victoria Bridge - II Road bridge. Dated 1864. Contractors P Berry and Son, Sowerby Bridge. For Major R Stansfield of Fieldhouse (q.v). Stone and cast iron. 2-span bridge with central stone pier cut to a triangular face on west side and rounded on east side. Causeway base has sunk panels with raised pattern. Flanking cause- way, are square end and central piers with pyramidal caps, the centrel piers having floral-decorated bases and carrying plaques with the bridge's name, contractor and patron. Between piers are railings of crossed diagonal, vertical and horizontal struts with a patera to centre of each cross. The open iron-work construction was designed to allow flood water to pass through. Sowerby Bridge Civic Society, Sowerby Bridge Trial, p8.

Listing NGR: SE0587023390

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sowerby Bridge Trail8

National Grid Reference: SE 05870 23390

Map

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