Bridge over railway c.170 metres n.w. of Turton Tower
Date listed : 27 SEP 1984
Date of last amendment : 27 SEP 1984
SD 729 153
Bridge across railway cutting for Blackburn, Darwen and Bolton Railway, 1847-8. Resident Engineer, Terence Flanagan. Rock-faced gritstone with ashlar ornament. Medieval style: 4-centred arch, bands, sloped deck and parapets, and at the west end corbelled cylindrical machicolated turrets rising through the parapet. This bridge is the less elaborate of a pair of bridges built under the terms of agreement with James Kay of Turton Tower (q.v.) who was a director of the Blackburn, Darwen and Bolton Railway Company.
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