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West Portal of Gannow Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7891 / 53°47'20"N

Longitude: -2.268 / 2°16'4"W

OS Eastings: 382441

OS Northings: 432562

OS Grid: SD824325

Mapcode National: GBR DSLM.SG

Mapcode Global: WHB83.4181

Plus Code: 9C5VQPQJ+JR

Entry Name: West Portal of Gannow Tunnel

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467038

ID on this website: 101270965

Location: Whittlefield, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley (Habergham Eaves) St Matthew the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD8232NW COG LANE, Rose Grove
906-1/13/232 (West side)
29/09/77 West portal of Gannow Tunnel


Portal of Gannow tunnel of Leeds-Liverpool Canal. c1797-1801.
Engineer, Samuel Fletcher. Coursed squared punch-dressed
sandstone blocks. Semicircular arch with rusticated voussoirs
and channelled pilasters, these and the spandrels between them
decorated with a sort of hieroglyphic "vermiculation"; a plain
band, and coped parapet; slightly concave full-height
abutments; oval number plate "128" on the right-hand abutment.

Listing NGR: SD8244132561

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