Shipton Lift Bridge (219) Sp 4850 1675, Oxford Canal

23 Jul 2000
Shipton Lift Bridge (219) Sp 4850 1675, Oxford Canal, Shipton On Cherwell And Thrupp, Cherwell, Oxfordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

the following building shall be added:-

SHIPTON ON CHERWELL AND THRUPP SP 4816 OXFORD CANAL 6/10002 Shipton Lift-bridge (219) at SP 4850 1675 GV II

Accommodation lift-bridge. L C18 origins, C19 and C20 alterations.

Tilting, wooden plank deck with wooden hand rails and two balance beams set at a raking angle. Brick abutments with concrete sills.

Brick wing walls with trailing edges and stone rubbing blocks on faces to canal. One of an important series of Oxford Canal lift-bridges, of a type now rare in England.

Listing NGR: SP4850016750


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1539 IOE Records taken by Judith M Passant; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Miss Judith M Passant. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Passant, Judith M

Rights Holder: Passant, Judith M


Stone, Wood, Brick, Concrete, Stuart Lift Bridge, Georgian Monument (By Form), Movable Bridge, Bridge, Transport