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Hand Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7855 / 53°47'7"N

Longitude: -2.232 / 2°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 384811

OS Northings: 432153

OS Grid: SD848321

Mapcode National: GBR DSVN.KR

Mapcode Global: WHB83.P3BT

Plus Code: 9C5VQQP9+56

Entry Name: Hand Bridge

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467226

Location: Rosehill with Burnley Wood, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bank Hall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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906-1/21/180 Hand Bridge


Public road bridge over River Calder. Perhaps built when
Todmorden Road was turnpiked in 1817, but appears to be dated
1866 on east side; widened on west side in C20. The east side
has a very low semi-elliptical arch with rusticated run-out
voussoirs decorated with a free and inventive form of
vermiculation which includes primitive foliation, faces, and
the date "1866" low on the left; a plain band, parapet with
rounded coping, a rectangular terminal pier to the south, and
a 7m continuation south of this incorporating a stone baffle
gateway (damaged).

Listing NGR: SD8481132153

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