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Latitude: 53.8282 / 53°49'41"N
Longitude: -1.6665 / 1°39'59"W
OS Eastings: 422046
OS Northings: 436936
OS Grid: SE220369
Mapcode National: GBR JST5.0F
Mapcode Global: WHC9B.C1NJ
Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Owl Bridge
Listing Date: 25 January 1978
Last Amended: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135126
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341859
Location: Leeds, LS13
Electoral Ward/Division: Calverley and Farsley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Calverley St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE23NW LS13 LEEDS AND
SE2236 PUDSEY LIVERPOOL CANAL,
2/95 Owl Bridge (No 216)
(formerly listed as
25.1.78 Owl Bridge over Leeds
and Liverpool Canal)
Swing-bridge. Late C18 by James Brindley and Richard Whitworth (engineers).
Dressed-stone abutments of large blocks. The canal narrows like a bottle-neck,
the east side taller with tapering sides and stepped to house pivoting end of
bridge. The west side with a quadrant-shaped recess for bridge to swing round
into. Modern cast-iron bridge with boarded floor on riveted pivot.
The Act for the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was passed in 1770.
Listing NGR: SE2204636935
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