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Garforth Station Road Bridge

Hob Uid: 1586037
Location :
Leeds
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE4074133566
Summary : Garforth Station Road bridge. The stone four-track skew bridge crossing the main Garforth station was hailed as a wonder of the new railway age when it was built. Garforth was an important station for the Leeds & Selby, due to the large number of collieries in the area. It was also the junction for Richard Oliver Gascoigne's Aberford Railway. As well as carrying coal from his local collieries, this private railway carried passengers from 1835 to 1924
More information : GARFORTH STATION ROADBRIDGE The stone four-track skew bridge crossing the main Garforth station was hailed as a wonder of the new railway age when it was built.
Garforth was an important station for the Leeds & Selby, due to the large number of collieries in the area. It was also the junction for Richard Oliver Gascoigne's Aberford Railway. As well as carrying coal from his local collieries, this private railway carried passengers from 1835 to 1924 (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Email correspondence Mr Rob Murphy 04-JUN-2014
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : 19th century
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : Road Bridge
Evidence : Extant Structure

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 43 SW 92
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