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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.


List entry Number: 1134539



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


District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 339209

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SOWERBY BRIDGE FALL LANE SE 0623-0723 13/68 Railway Bridge - II Railway bridge. c1840, parapet rebuilt. By George Stephenson. For the Manchester and Leeds Railway Company. Rock-faced stone. The bridge rises to the southern bank. 3 tall segmental arches with voussoirs aligned to courses. Stepped canted pilaster buttresses. Ashlar band and tooled cyma-section band below parapet which has flat ashlar coping and pyramidal capstones above buttresses. At south end parapet continues as ramped wall. At north end parapet continues as wall terminating in pier as buttresses. The first part of the Manchester to Leeds Rail- way was opened as far as Sowerby Bridge in 1840; the section to Leeds; was opened subsequently. Sowerby Bridge, Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide.

Listing NGR: SE0689823519

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, (1985)

National Grid Reference: SE 06898 23519


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