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FLOCKTON WAGGONWAY TUNNEL AND ENTRANCE PORTAL APPROXIMATELY MID-WAY BETWEEN JUNCTIONS OF HARDCASTLE LANE AND THE NEW HALL FARM

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: FLOCKTON WAGGONWAY TUNNEL AND ENTRANCE PORTAL APPROXIMATELY MID-WAY BETWEEN JUNCTIONS OF HARDCASTLE LANE AND THE NEW HALL FARM

List entry Number: 1135523

Location

FLOCKTON WAGGONWAY TUNNEL AND ENTRANCE PORTAL APPROXIMATELY MID-WAY BETWEEN JUNCTIONS OF HARDCASTLE LANE AND THE NEW HALL FARM, NEW HALL APPROACH

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

County:

District: Wakefield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Sitlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342532

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE21NE SITLINGTON NEW HALL APPROACH (south side), Middlestown.

6/39 Flockton Waggonway 24.7.69 Tunnel and entrance Portal approx. mid-way between junctions of Hardcastle Lane and the track to New Hall Farm.

II

Waggonway tunnel and entrance portal. 1772-5. The portal rebuilt c.1986. Rubble flanking walls and vaulted tunnel. The tunnel extends northwards for about 50 metres but is then blocked. It represents the remains of a wooden waggonway from Flockton colliery to the canal staithes at Horbury Bridge. Rails were used later and route alterations were made over the years. The colliery closed during a strike in 1893 and never re-opened. A rare survival. R. C. N. Thornes. West Yorkshire "A Noble Scene of Industry" The Development of the County 1500-1830, 1981. J. Goodchild. Wakefield Canal Trail. 1975 (Wakefield EAHY Committee).

Listing NGR: SE2553915829

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Goodchild, J, Wakefield Canal Trail, (1975)
Thornes, R C N , West Yorkshire: A Noble Scene of Industry. The Development of the County 1500-1830, (1981)

National Grid Reference: SE 25539 15829

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