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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Bridge Number 40

A Grade II Listed Building in Parbold, Lancashire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357850

Location: Parbold, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

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

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Listing Text

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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