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Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge at Sj 7950 5794

A Grade II Listed Building in Betchton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1183 / 53°7'5"N

Longitude: -2.3077 / 2°18'27"W

OS Eastings: 379502

OS Northings: 357948

OS Grid: SJ795579

Mapcode National: GBR 01G.KCM

Mapcode Global: WH9B1.JW99

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge at Sj 7950 5794

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351211

Location: Betchton, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Betchton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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The following building shall be added:


1923- /6/10006 Canal Bridge at SJ 7950 5794


Canal accommodation bridge. Early-mid C19. Brindled brick with stone coping. Single span with towpath and humped back. Elliptical arch. Slightly swept wings terminating in piers at all 4 corners. Lower voussoirs are of stone. Stone keystone and stone plaque at crown on both sides, inscribed '142'. Brick string course. Minor repairs. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777. Alterations were carried out in early C19 and circa 1830's.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ7950257948

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