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Sandy Holme Aqueduct in Thompson Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7971 / 53°47'49"N

Longitude: -2.2345 / 2°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 384652

OS Northings: 433441

OS Grid: SD846334

Mapcode National: GBR DSVJ.1L

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.NT5H

Entry Name: Sandy Holme Aqueduct in Thompson Park

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467162

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB10

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bank Hall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD83SW ORMEROD ROAD
906-1/3/108 (West side (off))
29/09/77 Sandy Holme Aqueduct in Thompson
Park

II

Canal aqueduct over River Brun. c1790-6, for the
Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company; engineer, Robert Whitworth.
Dressed sandstone blocks, those in the lower half rusticated,
and rock-faced with random punching. 2 horseshoe arches, the
southern one over the river and the other over a footpath;
with a broad band over the arches, the retaining wall above
this slightly set back, a band over this, coped parapets, and
sloped concave abutment walls with rectangular terminal piers.

Listing NGR: SD8465233441

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Description


BURNLEY

SD83SW ORMEROD ROAD
906-1/3/108 (West side (off))
29/09/77 Sandy Holme Aqueduct in Thompson
Park

II

Canal aqueduct over River Brun. c1790-6, for the
Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company; engineer, Robert Whitworth.
Dressed sandstone blocks, those in the lower half rusticated,
and rock-faced with random punching. 2 horseshoe arches, the
southern one over the river and the other over a footpath;
with a broad band over the arches, the retaining wall above
this slightly set back, a band over this, coped parapets, and
sloped concave abutment walls with rectangular terminal piers.

Listing NGR: SD8465233441

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