IRON BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER DEE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1129943
Date first listed:
04-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
IRON BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER DEE, ALDFORD APPROACH TO EATON HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
IRON BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER DEE, ALDFORD APPROACH TO EATON HALL

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Aldford
National Grid Reference:
SJ 41829 60087

Details

SJ 4160 ALDFORD C.P ALDFORD APPROACH TO EATON HALL

9/1 Iron Bridge over the River Dee 4/6/1952 (Formerly listed under Eaton Civil Parish)

I

Bridge, 1824, by William Hazledine for the 1st Marquis of Westminster. Cast iron with yellow sandstone abutments. A single span of 50 metres forming a lofty segmental arch has open spandrels, containing lattice bracing ornamented with cusped mouchettes, trefoils and quatrefoils. Cast iron railings with dogbars and cusped heads to panels. Cast iron double gates at crown of bridge. Carriageway bands have raised cast lettering: at the west end William Hazledine, Director (north side) and William Stuttle, Clerk of Works (south); at the east end William Crossley, Surveyor (north side) and William Stuttle, Junior Founder (south). The massive sandstone abutments, curved in plan, terminate in octagonal piers. The western half of the bridge is in Poulton civil parish.

Listing NGR: SJ4182960087

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
55196
Legacy System:
LBS

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 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01711/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geraint Wyn Jones. Source Historic England Archive
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