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RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

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: RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1130421

Location

RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: N/A

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56066

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP948 RUNCORN RUNCORN

Runcorn-Widnes Road Bridge. 0/948

GV. II

Road bridge. 1956-61. Designed by Mott Hay and Anderson. Steel. Single steel latticework arch . The lower surface coming to a point at either end to rest upon concrete cutwaters, the upper surface flattening out to run horizontally to either end of central span. Road surface suspended from the arch. The span is 1,082 feet, the total length 1,628 feet. This was the largest steel arch in Europe when it was built.

N.Pevsner and E.Hubbard B o E: Cheshire p 327

Listing NGR: SJ5094383422

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971), 327

National Grid Reference: SJ 50943 83422

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