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A Grade II Listed Building in Braunston, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2883 / 52°17'17"N

Longitude: -1.2115 / 1°12'41"W

OS Eastings: 453879

OS Northings: 265868

OS Grid: SP538658

Mapcode National: GBR 8RM.DK4

Mapcode Global: VHCV4.YRD4

Entry Name: Bridge

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360957

Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Braunston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

4/70 Bridge


Bridge. c.1830. Cast iron with moulded elliptical arch and cast iron trellis
parapet. The arch is inscribed on both sides "Horseley Ironworks". Brick
flanking walls with blue brick coping. The Grand Junction canal was authorised
by Act of Parliament in 1793. The Braunston section was complete by 1796. It
formerly met the Oxford Canal near this bridge at Braunston Wharf. In 1829-34
the course of the Oxford canal was altered to join the Grand Junction Canal
approx. 800 metres further west at Junction Wharf, Braunston, where there are
two iron bridges (q.v.) also made by Horseley Ironworks and of similar design to
this bridge at Braunston Wharf.
(A.H. Faulkner: The Grand Junction Canal, 1972).

Listing NGR: SP5387965868

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