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PRESTON BROOK TUNNEL ENTRANCE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: PRESTON BROOK TUNNEL ENTRANCE

List entry Number: 1104925

Location

PRESTON BROOK TUNNEL ENTRANCE, NORTHWICH ROAD

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Preston Brook

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56020

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 58 NE PRESTON BROOK C.P. NORTHWICH ROAD

8/107 Dutton Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance

II

Canal tunnel linking south end of the Bridgewater Canal with the Trent and Mersey Canal Circa 1777. Of red brick with stone dressing to tunnel ends. The tunnel is without tow path therefore bridges, linked to a ground level horse track, form the tunnel ends. The only access point is at the "Talbot Arms" on the A533 Northwich Road at Dutton. The bridge at the south end of the tunnel is of blue bricks with stone arch ring, projecting carriage arch, parapet abutments and coping; these features have been lost at the north end, which has been rebuilt in red facing bricks.

Listing NGR: SJ5703379913

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National Grid Reference: SJ 57033 79913

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