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Close Gate Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colne Valley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6055 / 53°36'19"N

Longitude: -1.958 / 1°57'28"W

OS Eastings: 402874

OS Northings: 412100

OS Grid: SE028121

Mapcode National: GBR GVRR.W8

Mapcode Global: WHB90.WMSV

Plus Code: 9C5WJ24R+5Q

Entry Name: Close Gate Bridge

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276561

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408962

ID on this website: 101276561

Location: Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marsden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Packhorse bridge

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25.5.66 Close Gate Bridge

- II*

C17 or C18. Single span stone arched packhorse bridge over Haigh Clough. Slightly
projecting string course forms base to parapet of coursed rubble. Semi-circular
copings. Internal width of bridge approximately 4'6". The walking surface of the
bridge is of rough stone setts. The bridge is on the main pack-horse route from the
Colne Valley over Close Moss towards Rochdale. Similar to Mellor Bridge in Marsden.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SE0287412100

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