Cut Mark On Parapet Of Lodge Bridge – Burnley, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 48.601 W 002° 14.612
30U E 549811 N 5962650
Quick Description: This cut mark is on the parapet of stone of bridge 134 that carries Barden Lane over the Leeds Liverpool Canal. The cut mark is next to the footpath
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/17/2015 11:20:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMN85Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Meirion
Views: 0

Long Description:
The canal is 127.25 miles long and flows from the inland woollen town of Leeds to the coastal sea port of Liverpool, crossing the Pennines along the way. Work on the canal started in 1770 and built in a number of sections and was finally completed in 1816.

This cut mark is on the north side of the bridge on the 2nd stone up from the pavement and just to the left of the highest part of the bridge.

Unusually the bridge has a second cut mark on the abutment of the south side of the bridge next to the canal towpath, but only this one is listed in the OS website.

The following details were obtained from the OS website and typing the following coordinates 53,48,35.96,W,2,14,37.14

Square EastingNorthingMark typeDescriptionHeightOrderDatumVerified yearLevelling yearMetres above ground
SD84053489CUT MARKPARA NE SIDE LODGE BR 1.8M C 131.3053'N'1961-0.500

Type of Trigpoint: Cut Bench Mark

Condition: Slightly Damaged

Number on Flush Bracket: N/A

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