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Latitude: 53.7014 / 53°42'5"N
Longitude: -1.8775 / 1°52'38"W
OS Eastings: 408184
OS Northings: 422784
OS Grid: SE081227
Mapcode National: GBR HTBM.BW
Mapcode Global: WHC9T.4767
Entry Name: Copley Viaduct lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Copley Viaduct
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339250
Location: Calderdale, HX3
Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat
Built-Up Area: Halifax
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE
SE 02 SE
- Copley Viaduct
Railway viaduct crossing the River Calder, the Calder and Hebble Navigation and
Wakefield Road. c1851. For the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Snecked
rock-faced sandstone. 23 arches in all on tall piers: 15 semicircular, with rock-
faced voussoirs brought to course and 4 at each end, wider, segmental, with similar
voussoris in Ashlar. Easternmost arch over Wakefield Road considerably flatter.
Plain band at impost and cornice level with parapet above. Mostly in the parish of
Halifax. The Sowerby bridge to Halifax Branch line was opened 1 January 1852.
Sowerby Bridge Chamber of Trade and Commerce Official Tourist Guide, p.25
Listing NGR: SE0818422784
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