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

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

List entry Number: 1117081

Location

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

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

County:

District: Stockport

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Feb-1995

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 442243

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 93587 92190

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