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Ventilation Shaft for Castle Carr Tunnel 200 Metres West of Weavers Gate Footpath

A Grade II Listed Building in Wadsworth, Calderdale

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WQ266+7M

Entry Name: Ventilation Shaft for Castle Carr Tunnel 200 Metres West of Weavers Gate Footpath

Listing Date: 12 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425147

Location: Wadsworth, Calderdale, HX7

County: Calderdale

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

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SE 008293

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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