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Latitude: 53.5841 / 53°35'2"N
Longitude: -2.7455 / 2°44'43"W
OS Eastings: 350739
OS Northings: 409984
OS Grid: SD507099
Mapcode National: GBR 9V8Z.DX
Mapcode Global: WH86K.S5SP
Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Bridge Number 40
Listing Date: 19 August 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073165
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357850
Location: Parbold, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8
District: West Lancashire
Civil Parish: Parbold
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Douglas-in-Parbold Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
PARBOLD LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL
SD 50 NW
10/74 Bridge No 40
Accommodation bridge over Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Probably early
1770s. Coursed sandstone. Single elliptical arch. Band below parapet with
coping. The section of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal between Newburgh and
Gathurst follows the line of Leigh's Cut, begun by the Douglas Navigation
c1753. Work was in progress in 1772, and the canal between Gathurst and
Liverpool was opened for traffic in 1774. Hadfield, C., and Biddle, G.,
The Canals of North West England, 1970, vol I, p73.
Listing NGR: SD5073909984
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