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TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 149 AT SJ 7685 5888

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: TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 149 AT SJ 7685 5888

List entry Number: 1115844

Location

TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 149 AT SJ 7685 5888

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Betchton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351210

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History

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Details

BETCHTON TRENT AND MERSEY SJ 75 NE CANAL

1923- /6/10008 Bridge No. 149 at SJ 7685 5888

GV II

Canal accommodation bridge. South span circa 1772-75 by James Brindley/Hugh Henshall, extended to north and remodelled circa early 1830's, probably by Thomas Telford when Lock No. 60 was duplicated. Brick and brindled brick with stone coping and dressings. Double span with towpath to south span. Integral with adjoining pair of locks. Segmental headed arch to south span and elliptical headed arch to north span. Swept wings terminating in piers at all 4 comers (those to west side are of stone). Stone voussoirs and quoins to both arches on west side but only to north (later) span on east side. Stone string course above both arches on both sides. Cast iron guard plates to both arches; those to towpath side are on curved wooden posts. 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: SJ7685658890

Selected 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)

National Grid Reference: SJ 76856 58890

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