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Manchester to Leeds Line Disused Bridge over Rochdale Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in North Middleton, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5558 / 53°33'21"N

Longitude: -2.1717 / 2°10'17"W

OS Eastings: 388725

OS Northings: 406593

OS Grid: SD887065

Mapcode National: GBR FW8B.M1

Mapcode Global: WHB93.MW2D

Entry Name: Manchester to Leeds Line Disused Bridge over Rochdale Canal

Listing Date: 6 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212415

Location: Oldham, OL1

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: North Middleton

Built-Up Area: Middleton (Rochdale)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton St Matthew and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

3/52 Disused bridge over
Rochdale Canal
Railway bridge over Rochdale Canal. 1863 for the Manchester to Leeds
Railway Co. Cast-iron with stone abutments and wrought-iron remedial
work of later C19. Skew bridge. Convex-bottomed cast-iron beams span
between the principal girders. Later wrought-iron beams were added
between each of the original beams. Each is bolted to the principal
girders which have open painted arcades,incorporated arched compression
members and which were pre-cast in several sections before being bolted
together.Decorated spandrels have pierced quatrefoils and daggers and
form a Tudor arch below the principal girders.The large square abutment
piers were removed on the west when a new bridge was constructed adjacent
to the old one. The later bridge is not included in this entry.

Listing NGR: SD8872506593

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