WRIGHTINGTON BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1073012
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1976
Statutory Address:
WRIGHTINGTON BRIDGE, HALL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WRIGHTINGTON BRIDGE, HALL LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Lancashire
District:
West Lancashire (District Authority)
Parish:
Wrightington
National Grid Reference:
SD 53331 10823

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/01/2015

SD 51 SW 5/100

WRIGHTINGTON, HALL LANE, Wrightington Bridge

22-2-1967

II

Public road bridge over Wrightington Pond. 1778, widened 1927. Sandstone ashlar. Each face has 3 segmental arches, the middle one of greater diameter. Each has-a moulding around the extrados. In each spandrel is a sunken boss. The balustrade is canted upwards towards the middle, as is a moulded cornice below. The end piers have sunk panels. When the bridge was widened a new flat road deck was constructed and one facade was dismantled and rebuilt. Previously also designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument, the bridge was removed from the schedule on 9 January 2015. Wrightington, Lancs 79. VCH, vol 6, p173.

Listing NGR: SD5333110823

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
357876
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Farrer, W, Brownbill, J, The Victoria History of the County of Lancaster, (1914), 173

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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