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Latitude: 52.2897 / 52°17'22"N
Longitude: -1.2208 / 1°13'14"W
OS Eastings: 453246
OS Northings: 266017
OS Grid: SP532660
Mapcode National: GBR 8RL.J5P
Mapcode Global: VHCV4.SQH2
Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Bridges Numbers 93 and 94
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076446
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360964
Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11
Civil Parish: Braunston
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
BRAUNSTON GRAND UNION CANAL
4/81, 18/81 Bridges Nos.93 and 94
Triple bridge. c.1830. Brick central bridge on triangular island at canal
junction, links with cast iron bridges across canal on either side. The iron
bridges have moulded elliptical arches and iron trellis parapets. The arches are
stamped on both sides. "Horseley Ironworks" and have iron plaques with numbers
93 and 94. Brick flanking walls curving down to tow path on either side. The
cast iron bridges are of similar design as a bridge at Braunston Wharf (q.v.).
The Oxford Canal formerly joined the Grand Union Canal at Braunston Wharf. In
1829-84 it was shortened and straightened and the present junction formed.
(H. Compton: The Oxford Canal, 1976, p.95).
Listing NGR: SP5324666017
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