HAYHURST BRIDGE OVER WEAVER NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL CABIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1310259

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: HAYHURST BRIDGE OVER WEAVER NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL CABIN, CHESTER WAY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HAYHURST BRIDGE OVER WEAVER NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL CABIN, CHESTER WAY

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Northwich

National Grid Reference: SJ 65649 73592

Details

SJ 67 SE NORTHWICH C.P. CHESTER WAY

5/31 Hayhurst Bridge over Weaver Navigation, and Control Cabin

II

Swing bridge, 1899, steel, of one pivoted span with asymmetrical bowstring lattice girders; pivot on west bank of river. Steel double gates at each end on ornate cast iron posts. A cast iron plaque at west end of each girder is inscribed, in raised capitals, ERECTED BY THE WEAVER NAVIGATION TRUSTEES:1899: ENGINEER J A SANER M. INST. C.E: CONTRACTOR FOR METAL WORK A HANDYSIDE AND COMPANY LTD. DERBY AND LONDON.

Timber framed weatherboarded control cabin has oblique face to river and bridge, band of small-pane casements, pointed roof with ornate cast iron finial and wooden steps to river bank.

This and Baron's Quay Bridge (q.v.) are believed to be the earliest electrically powered swing bridges in Britain.

Listing NGR: SJ6564973592

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 57625

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing