Turnbridge Lift Bridge
|Turnbridge Lift Bridge|
Turnbridge Road Lift Bridge over Huddersfield Broad Canal
|Crosses||Huddersfield Broad Canal|
|Locale||Turnbridge, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England|
|Official name||Turnbridge Road Lift Bridge (No. 17)|
|No. of spans||1|
|Piers in water||2|
The Turnbridge Lift Bridge (also colloquially known as a Locomotive lift bridge) is a lift bridge which spans the Huddersfield Broad Canal at Turnbridge, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Officially known as Turnbridge, it is bridge number 17 on the Huddersfield Broad Canal.
Located at Quay Street, off St Andrews road (approx 300 Yards from the town centre), it opened in 1865 and replaced an earlier swing bridge. A combination of wheels, chains and counter-weights were used to lift the deck of the bridge out of the way of passing canal barges.
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