SE2320 : Bridge over the Calder below Scout Hill

taken 2 years ago, near to Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Great Britain

Bridge over the Calder below Scout Hill
Bridge over the Calder below Scout Hill
Taken from the former railway viaduct SE2320 : Viaduct over the Calder in Ravensthorpe, showing a bend in the river and the railway bridge that carries the main Manchester-Leeds line. Made of cast iron in 1847 by Joseph Butler & Co. of Stanningley SE2234 : Butler's Ironfounders at Stanningley, it is grade 2 listed (list entry 1313646).
River Calder
The River Calder is a river in West Yorkshire.
The Calder rises on the eastern slopes of the Pennines flows through alternating countryside, former woollen-mill villages, and large and small towns before joining the River Aire near Castleford, 45 miles later.
The river's valley is generally known as the Calder Valley. The name Calderdale usually refers to the large urban and rural borough (centred on Halifax) through which the upper river flows. The lower reaches flow through the boroughs of Kirklees (based on Huddersfield) and Wakefield. However, the river does not flow through the centres of Halifax and Huddersfield, which are on the Calder's main tributaries, the River Hebble and River Colne respectively. The only large town centres through which the Calder flows are Brighouse, Mirfield, Dewsbury and Wakefield.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Railways 
Date (from Tags)
1847 
River (from Tags)
Calder 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2336 2054 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.8482N 1:38.8689W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2317 2051
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Railway Bridge  Cast Iron Bridge  Grade II Listed 

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