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Great Northern Warehouse

The best surviving example of a rail / road / canal interchange.

Grid reference: SJ 835 978

Map showing the location of the Great Northern Warehouse

A picture of the Great Northern Warehouse
The Great Northern Warehouse

Built 1898 for the Great Northern Railway. Name emblazoned on the side of building. This was the best example of its type of rail/road and canal interchange that has survived. Steel stanchions and wrought iron beams support brick-arched floors. Connection with the Manchester & Salford Junction Canal in tunnel.