West Tramroad, Rishton

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Street: Blackburn Old Road
Town: Rishton
Post Code: BB1 4AB Raised canal bank at west tramroad terminal.

The embankment here is clear and the cutting through fields to canal side staithe is evident and easily seen.

The canal bank is elevated along the tow path and lined with dressed stone, there is a barge turning place immediately opposite.

Route of the West Tramroad.

The gateway entrance here is were the tramroad would have terminated. The route up the hillside to the spoil heap on the left is lined with bushes.

Spoil heap on west side of Cunliffe Quarry.

The spoil heap above with the line of trees running up to it. This is looking North West at the spoil heap.

West spoil heap, and route of tramway.

West Staithe, tramroad route, and spoil heap.

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