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Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Brook, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3144 / 53°18'51"N

Longitude: -2.6464 / 2°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 357033

OS Northings: 379913

OS Grid: SJ570799

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZY3.VL

Mapcode Global: WH98X.BY2H

Plus Code: 9C5V8973+QF

Entry Name: Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56020

Location: Preston Brook, Halton, WA4

County: Halton

Civil Parish: Preston Brook

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Daresbury All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


8/107 Dutton
Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance


Canal tunnel linking south end of the Bridgewater Canal with the Trent
and Mersey Canal Circa 1777. Of red brick with stone dressing to
tunnel ends. The tunnel is without tow path therefore bridges, linked
to a ground level horse track, form the tunnel ends. The only access
point is at the "Talbot Arms" on the A533 Northwich Road at Dutton.
The bridge at the south end of the tunnel is of blue bricks with stone
arch ring, projecting carriage arch, parapet abutments and coping;
these features have been lost at the north end, which has been rebuilt
in red facing bricks.

Listing NGR: SJ5703379913

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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