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Woodley Tunnel, North Portal at Sj 9360 9221 on Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Romiley, Stockport

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Woodley Tunnel, North Portal at Sj 9360 9221 on Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442243

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

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

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Listing Text

SJ 99 SW MARPLE PEAK FOREST CANAL
Woodley

1/10004 Woodley Tunnel, north
portal at SJ 9360 9221


- II


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

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

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