RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130421

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RUNCORN WIDNES ROAD BRIDGE

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Park: N/A

National Grid Reference: SJ 50943 83422

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56066

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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