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Latitude: 53.7606 / 53°45'38"N
Longitude: -1.9884 / 1°59'18"W
OS Eastings: 400864
OS Northings: 429363
OS Grid: SE008293
Mapcode National: GBR GSKY.BN
Mapcode Global: WHB87.FQDX
Entry Name: Ventilation Shaft for Castle Carr Tunnel 200 Metres West of Weavers Gate Footpath
Listing Date: 12 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1227398
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425147
Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX7
Civil Parish: Wadsworth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hebden Bridge St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE 02NW WADSWORTH C.P. WADSWORTH MOOR, Dimmin Dale
8/263 Ventilation shaft for Castle
Carr Tunnel 200m west of
Weavers Gate Footpath
Ventilation shaft for waterworks underground conduit, 1870s by John la Trobe Bateman,
engineer. Large dressed stone plinth, rockfaced walls, ashlar cornice.
Circular approximately 10 feet high with 4 openings with large ashlar blocks for
jambs, lintel and sill. Cast iron grille. Good examples of stonemasons work on
top of the moors in an isolated location, part of the system of tunnels linking
Halifax with Widdop reservoir (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SE0086429363
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