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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
56066
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 21 Jul 2002
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