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Ravensthorpe-Dewsbury Railway Railway Bridge over River Calder

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340772

Location: Kirklees, WF12

County: Kirklees

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

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Listing Text

SE 233 205 (Ravensthorpe)

2/85 Railway Bridge over
R. Calder


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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