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Latitude: 53.4265 / 53°25'35"N
Longitude: -2.098 / 2°5'52"W
OS Eastings: 393587
OS Northings: 392190
OS Grid: SJ935921
Mapcode National: GBR FXST.LF
Mapcode Global: WHB9X.R45J
Plus Code: 9C5VCWG2+HR
Entry Name: Woodley Tunnel, North Portal at Sj 9360 9221 on Peak Forest Canal
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117081
English Heritage Legacy ID: 442243
Location: Stockport, SK6
Electoral Ward/Division: Bredbury and Woodley
Built-Up Area: Romiley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bredbury St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 99 SW MARPLE PEAK FOREST CANAL
1/10004 Woodley Tunnel, north
portal at SJ 9360 9221
North portal to canal tunnel. 1794-1801 with C20 alterations. Benjamin Outram and Thomas
Brown engineers. Coursed millstone grit, ashlar band, coping and voussoirs. Almost round headed
arch - slight skew. Cobbled access up to Hyde Road at North portal. The interior has C20 cement
rendering to tunnel vault and the cobbled towpath has been replaced with concrete: steel rails.
NB Tunnel goes under Hyde road necessitating concrete embanking/buttressing adjacent to portal.
This is one of three original tunnels on the Peak Forest canal and it is 176 yds in length.
South portal is listed separately.
Listing NGR: SJ9358792190
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