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Victoria Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7069 / 53°42'24"N

Longitude: -1.9125 / 1°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 405870

OS Northings: 423390

OS Grid: SE058233

Mapcode National: GBR HT2K.QX

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.L3G1

Entry Name: Victoria Bridge

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339423

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE VICTORIA ROAD
SE 0423-0523
12/287
Victoria Bridge
- II
Road bridge. Dated 1864. Contractors P Berry and Son, Sowerby Bridge. For
Major R Stansfield of Fieldhouse (q.v). Stone and cast iron. 2-span bridge
with central stone pier cut to a triangular face on west side and rounded on
east side. Causeway base has sunk panels with raised pattern. Flanking cause-
way, are square end and central piers with pyramidal caps, the centrel piers
having floral-decorated bases and carrying plaques with the bridge's name,
contractor and patron. Between piers are railings of crossed diagonal, vertical
and horizontal struts with a patera to centre of each cross. The open iron-work
construction was designed to allow flood water to pass through. Sowerby Bridge
Civic Society, Sowerby Bridge Trial, p8.


Listing NGR: SE0587023390

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