SALT BRIDGE (OVER TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1258042
Date first listed:
15-Jan-1968
Statutory Address:
SALT BRIDGE (OVER TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL)

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Location

Statutory Address:
SALT BRIDGE (OVER TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL)

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Stafford (District Authority)
Parish:
Salt and Enson
National Grid Reference:
SJ 95892 28134

Details

In the entry for:

SJ 92 NE SALT AND EANSON

17/2A Salt Bridge( over Trent and Mersey Canal) 15.1.68 II

The entry shall be amended to read

SJ 92 NE SALT AND ENSON TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL 17/2A Salt Bridge No 82 15.1.68 - II

Canal road bridge. Probably of late C18 origins, rebuilt/expanded together with adjacent railway bridge. Red brick and brindled brick with ashlar parapet and dressings. Single span with towpath. Segmental headed arch. Stone springing stones, impost bands and arch rings on both sides. Remains of stone quoins to west off-side. Arch rings stepped outwards to east side. Recessed panel with surrounding band above arch to west side. Stone cornice above band of corbelled, brindled bricks on both sides. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

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SALT AND ENSON 1. 2385 Salt Bridge (over Trent and SJ 92 NE 17/2A Mersey Canal) 15.1.68. 2. Probably early C19. Ashlar and of 1 span with segmental arch, Plain parapets.

Listing NGR: SJ9589228134

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444158
Legacy System:
LBS

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)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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