Trent And Mersey Canal Lowes Bridge
- 12 Jun 2000
- Trent And Mersey Canal Lowes Bridge, Lowes Lane, Swarkestone, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SK 32 NE PARISH OF SWARKESTONE LOWES LANE 3/250 Lows Bridge II Canal bridge. 1770 by engineer James Brindley, with minor later repairs. Red brick with stone dressings. Wide segmental brick arch on tapering jambs with plain brick spandrels and parapets, topped by chamfered stone copings. To top of the arch, on both sides is a plain stone plaque, that to east with cast iron oval plaque above inscribed '15'. The soffit of the arch has six iron reinforcements. To either side of the arch the walls splay outwards and finish in tapering square. Built as part of the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Listing NGR: SK3648829064
© Mr Thomas Bates. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Bates, Thomas
Rights Holder: Bates, Thomas
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