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Wrightington Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrightington, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5919 / 53°35'30"N

Longitude: -2.7065 / 2°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 353331

OS Northings: 410823

OS Grid: SD533108

Mapcode National: GBR 9VJX.V4

Mapcode Global: WH86D.DZD8

Entry Name: Wrightington Bridge

Listing Date: 22 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357876

Location: Wrightington, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN6

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Wrightington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Appley Bridge All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/01/2015

SD 51 SW

Wrightington Bridge



Public road bridge over Wrightington Pond. 1778, widened 1927. Sandstone ashlar. Each face has 3 segmental arches, the middle one of greater diameter. Each has-a moulding around the extrados. In each spandrel is a sunken boss. The balustrade is canted upwards towards the middle, as is a moulded cornice below. The end piers have sunk panels. When the bridge was widened a new flat road deck was constructed and one facade was dismantled and rebuilt. Previously also designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument, the bridge was removed from the schedule on 9 January 2015.
Wrightington, Lancs 79. VCH, vol 6, p173.

Listing NGR: SD5333110823

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