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Entrance Portal to Standedge Canal Tunnel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colne Valley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6038 / 53°36'13"N

Longitude: -1.9416 / 1°56'29"W

OS Eastings: 403959

OS Northings: 411912

OS Grid: SE039119

Mapcode National: GBR GVWR.FW

Mapcode Global: WHB91.4PP4

Entry Name: Entrance Portal to Standedge Canal Tunnel

Listing Date: 11 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420303

Location: Kirklees, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marsden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 0397 1192 TUNNEL END
Marsden
4/475
Entrance Portal to
- Standedge Canal Tunnel

- II*

1798-1811. Canal tunnel portal. Engineer Benjamin Outram. Semicircular
ashlar arch forms entrance to stone vaulted tunnel. Coursed rubble
walling with string course and ashlar coping. The tunnel is 3 miles
171 yards long, 3 yards wide and 17 feet high. Water level is 8 feet.


Listing NGR: SE0395911911

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