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Latitude: 53.6808 / 53°40'50"N
Longitude: -1.6478 / 1°38'51"W
OS Eastings: 423363
OS Northings: 420536
OS Grid: SE233205
Mapcode National: GBR JTYW.28
Mapcode Global: WHC9X.NRK3
Entry Name: Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge over River Calder
Listing Date: 3 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313646
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340772
Location: Kirklees, WF12
Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West
Built-Up Area: Dewsbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
DEWSBURY CB RAVENSTHORPE-DEWSBURY
SE 22 SW RAILWAY
SE 233 205 (Ravensthorpe)
2/85 Railway Bridge over
Railway bridge over River Calder. Dated 1847 for L & NWR Co. (line
opened 1848). Two identical spans on large rusticated ashlar abutments
and centre pier. The span is in cast iron. 6 arched girders the
spandrels of which are in the form of a gothic arcade, reducing towards
the centre. The outer arches read: "JOSEPH BUTLER & CO. STANNINGLEY
IRON WORKS. NR. LEEDS. 1847" and are slightly more decoratively treated.
The trusses are held by cast-iron X-section cross-shaped ties and by
diagonal tie-bars. The main arches are bolted together in 5 sections.
Gothic arcaded parapets in cast iron.
Listing NGR: SE2336320536
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