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Lever Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in South Middleton, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5446 / 53°32'40"N

Longitude: -2.2054 / 2°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 386484

OS Northings: 405345

OS Grid: SD864053

Mapcode National: GBR FW1G.B3

Mapcode Global: WHB99.352H

Entry Name: Lever Bridge

Listing Date: 15 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213443

Location: Rochdale, M24

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: South Middleton

Built-Up Area: Middleton (Rochdale)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Tonge-cum-Alkrington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
Lever Bridge
Bridge over River Irk. C17 with later repair and rebuilding.
Dressed stone. Single segmental arch with keystone and band.
The parapet walls splay out at the ends and have chamfered
edges to the top stones. Inscribed stones read: "Darcy Lever
LL.D. enlarged this bridge 1733", "RL 1636 IL" (Robert
Lever), and "1658". A stone bearing the date of 1836 has
also been recorded.

Listing NGR: SD8648405345

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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