SD7608 : Bridge at Radcliffe Moor Road

taken 8 years ago, near to Little Lever, Bolton, Great Britain

Bridge at Radcliffe Moor Road
Bridge at Radcliffe Moor Road
A view of the bridge which takes the A665 (Radcliffe Moor Road) over the route of the former Liverpool and Bury (later Lancashire and Yorkshire) Railway.

The Liverpool and Bury Railway was formed in 1845. In 1847, it was incorporated into the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and from 1922, until nationalisation, was part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

The line between Bolton and Bury was closed in 1970 and part of the route, as here, is now a footpath although it has been built over in other places (LinkExternal link - Heywood Advertiser).

SD7508 : Bradley Fold, for Little Lever, Station shows the nearby Bradley Fold Station as it was in 1963.

LinkExternal link - The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Society
LinkExternal link - L&YR article on Wikipedia
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7601 0837 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.2828N 2:21.8240W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7600 0836
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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