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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Northern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Foulridge, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8781 / 53°52'41"N

Longitude: -2.1726 / 2°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 388751

OS Northings: 442446

OS Grid: SD887424

Mapcode National: GBR FR8L.FK

Mapcode Global: WHB7K.LSNC

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Northern Entrance to Foulridge Tunnel

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186281

Location: Foulridge, Pendle, Lancashire, BB8

County: Lancashire

District: Pendle

Civil Parish: Foulridge

Built-Up Area: Foulridge

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Foulridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


7/281 Northern entrance to
Foulridge Tunnel


Tunnel entrance, 1796. Robert Whitworth, engineer. Dressed stone. A curving
walls, with semicircular arch flanked by piers; arch, and piers to a
certain height, have vermiculated rustication. Stone steps to canal at
either side. Foulridge tunnel is the summit tunnel of the canal, projected
in 1789 but finished only in 1796.

Listing NGR: SD8875142446

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

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