RAILWAY BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134539

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE, FALL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY BRIDGE, FALL LANE

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

District: Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 06898 23519

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 339209

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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