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Latitude: 53.1013 / 53°6'4"N
Longitude: -2.2722 / 2°16'19"W
OS Eastings: 381872
OS Northings: 356041
OS Grid: SJ818560
Mapcode National: GBR 01Q.GD0
Mapcode Global: WHBCD.298V
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 136 at Sj 8187 5602
Listing Date: 5 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074924
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351204
Location: Church Lawton, Cheshire East, ST7
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Church Lawton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Lawton (or Church Lawton) All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
CHURCH LAWTON TRENT AND MERSEY
SJ 85 NW CANAL
1923- /7/10002 Bridge No. 136 at SJ 8187 5602
Canal accommodation bridge. North span circa early C19 with south span added circa early 1830's when Locks No. 48 were duplicated, probably by Thomas Telford. Brindled brick with stone coping and dressings. Towpath to north span with semi-towpath accommodation at bottom of lock steps to south span. Integral with adjoining pair of locks. Both spans have elliptical arches. Swept wings terminating in piers at either side of canal; with central pier to west side. Stone quoins to lower sections of arch and keystones to north span. Stone
quoins/voussoirs and string course and plaque at crown on both sides of south span. Wooden tow rope roller with cast iron guard plates to central abutment (south span). Minor repairs.
The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall with subsequent alterations.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SJ8187256041
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