WOODLEY TUNNEL, NORTH PORTAL AT SJ 9360 9221 ON PEAK FOREST CANAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1117081

Date first listed: 10-Feb-1995

Statutory Address: WOODLEY TUNNEL, NORTH PORTAL AT SJ 9360 9221 ON PEAK FOREST CANAL

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Location

Statutory Address: WOODLEY TUNNEL, NORTH PORTAL AT SJ 9360 9221 ON PEAK FOREST CANAL

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

District: Stockport (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 93587 92190

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History

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Details

SJ 99 SW MARPLE PEAK FOREST CANAL Woodley

1/10004 Woodley Tunnel, north portal at SJ 9360 9221

- II

North portal to canal tunnel. 1794-1801 with C20 alterations. Benjamin Outram and Thomas Brown engineers. Coursed millstone grit, ashlar band, coping and voussoirs. Almost round headed arch - slight skew. Cobbled access up to Hyde Road at North portal. The interior has C20 cement rendering to tunnel vault and the cobbled towpath has been replaced with concrete: steel rails. NB Tunnel goes under Hyde road necessitating concrete embanking/buttressing adjacent to portal. This is one of three original tunnels on the Peak Forest canal and it is 176 yds in length. South portal is listed separately.

Listing NGR: SJ9358792190

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 442243

Legacy System: LBS

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