TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 136 AT SJ 8187 5602

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1074924
Date first listed:
05-Jul-1994
Statutory Address:
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 136 AT SJ 8187 5602

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Location

Statutory Address:
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 136 AT SJ 8187 5602

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Church Lawton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 81872 56041

Details

CHURCH LAWTON TRENT AND MERSEY SJ 85 NW CANAL

1923- /7/10002 Bridge No. 136 at SJ 8187 5602

GV II

Canal accommodation bridge. North span circa early C19 with south span added circa early 1830's when Locks No. 48 were duplicated, probably by Thomas Telford. Brindled brick with stone coping and dressings. Towpath to north span with semi-towpath accommodation at bottom of lock steps to south span. Integral with adjoining pair of locks. Both spans have elliptical arches. Swept wings terminating in piers at either side of canal; with central pier to west side. Stone quoins to lower sections of arch and keystones to north span. Stone quoins/voussoirs and string course and plaque at crown on both sides of south span. Wooden tow rope roller with cast iron guard plates to central abutment (south span). Minor repairs. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall with subsequent alterations. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ8187256041

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
351204
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lindsay, J, The Trent and Mersey Canal, (1979)
Hadfield, C, 'The Canals of the British Isles' in The Canals of the East Midlands, (1966)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02030/03
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