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Latitude: 53.6789 / 53°40'43"N
Longitude: -1.6502 / 1°39'0"W
OS Eastings: 423203
OS Northings: 420324
OS Grid: SE232203
Mapcode National: GBR JTXW.JY
Mapcode Global: WHC9X.MSDK
Entry Name: Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge over Calder and Hebble Navigation, Long Cut
Listing Date: 3 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183783
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340773
Location: Kirklees, WF12
Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West
Built-Up Area: Dewsbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thornhill Lees Holy Innocents with St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
DEWSBURY CB RAVENSTHORPE-DEWSBURY
SE 22 SW RAILWAY
SE 2320 2030 (Ravensthorpe)
2/86 Railway Bridge over
Calder & Hebble
Navigation, Long Cut
Railway bridge over Calder & Hebble Navigation, Long Cut. Dated
1847 for L & NWR Co. (Line opened 1848). Single span on large
rusticated ashlar abutments. The span is in cast
iron. 6 arched girders the spandrels of which are in the form of
a gothic arcade, reducing towards the centre. The outer arches
read: "JOSEPH BUTLER & CO. STANNINGLEY IRON WORKS. NR. LEEDS. 1847"
and are slightly more decoratively treated. The trusses are held
by cast-iron X-section cross-shaped ties and by diagonal tie-bars.
The main arches-are bolted together in 5 sections. Gothic arcaded
parapets in cast iron.
Listing NGR: SE2320320324
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