Cut Mark on Railway Bridge Over Leeds Liverpool Canal – Blackburn, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 44.137 W 002° 29.450
30U E 533586 N 5954226
Quick Description: This Cut Mark is on the side of the stone arch of railway bridge 98a which carries The Ribble Valley Railway Line over the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/24/2015 7:05:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMN9B2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
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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.

The cut mark is in good condition and is on the 2nd stone up from the ground level next to the canal towpath.

The following details were obtained from the OS website and typing the following coordinates 53,44,8.2,W,2,29,27. The listing states that it is a cut mark, but as can be seen from the pictures it’s actually a Cut Mark with PA Bolt.

Square EastingNorthingMark typeDescriptionHeightOrderDatumVerified yearLevelling yearMetres above ground
SD67722670BOLTPARA RLY BR NW SIDE CANAL W FACE 112.0873'N'1961-0.600


Type of Trigpoint: Cut Bench Mark

Condition: Good

Number on Flush Bracket: N/A

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