ROVING BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1312853
Date first listed:
03-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
ROVING BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROVING BRIDGE

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

District:
Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wardle
National Grid Reference:
SJ 61304 57005

Details

SJ 65 NW WARDLE C.P. BARBRIDGE JUNCTION

3/75 Roving Bridge

II

Towing path bridge at the junction of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal with the Chester to Nantwich length. Circa 1830, said to be by Thomas Telford. Of red and blue bricks with stone dressing. Very humped,elliptical arch. The north parapet has square end piers with rectangular 4-way weathered stone copings, whereas the south parapet sweeps through 90o to join the ground parallel to the canal. The parapet copings are of segmental section between end finishings. Projecting weathered stone carriage band at road level. There is a segmental relieving arch in the abutment of the bridge on the canal side - opposite the tow path. David Owen, "Cheshire Canals" Cheshire History No.10 Autumn 1982.

Listing NGR: SJ6130457005

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
56834
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Cheshire History' in Autumn, , Vol. 10, (1982)

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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04239/27
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