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Latitude: 53.7081 / 53°42'29"N
Longitude: -1.897 / 1°53'49"W
OS Eastings: 406898
OS Northings: 423519
OS Grid: SE068235
Mapcode National: GBR HT6K.3H
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.T2W5
Entry Name: Railway Bridge
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134539
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339209
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Norland
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE FALL LANE
13/68 Railway Bridge
Railway bridge. c1840, parapet rebuilt. By George Stephenson. For the Manchester
and Leeds Railway Company. Rock-faced stone. The bridge rises to the southern
bank. 3 tall segmental arches with voussoirs aligned to courses. Stepped canted
pilaster buttresses. Ashlar band and tooled cyma-section band below parapet which
has flat ashlar coping and pyramidal capstones above buttresses. At south end
parapet continues as ramped wall. At north end parapet continues as wall
terminating in pier as buttresses. The first part of the Manchester to Leeds Rail-
way was opened as far as Sowerby Bridge in 1840; the section to Leeds; was opened subsequently.
Sowerby Bridge, Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide.
Listing NGR: SE0689823519
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