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Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 137 (Hall's Bridge) at Sj 8159 5622

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Lawton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1029 / 53°6'10"N

Longitude: -2.2765 / 2°16'35"W

OS Eastings: 381586

OS Northings: 356222

OS Grid: SJ815562

Mapcode National: GBR 01Q.F97

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.087L

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 137 (Hall's Bridge) at Sj 8159 5622

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351203

Location: Church Lawton, Cheshire East, ST7

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Church Lawton

Built-Up Area: Alsager

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lawton (or Church Lawton) All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/01/2013


SJ 85 NW
1923- /7/10004


CHURCH LAWTON
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
Bridge number 137 (Hall's Bridge) at SJ 8159 5622


(Formerly listed as Bridge No. 137 at SJ 8159 5622)


GV II

Canal accommodation bridge. East span circa early C19 with west span added/bridge
remodelled circa early 1830's when Locks No. 49 were duplicated, probably by Thomas Telford. Red brick and brindled brick with stone coping and dressings. Towpath to west span. Integral with adjoining pair of locks. Both spans have elliptical arches. Swept wings/roving arms with trailing edges to south elevation and west side of north elevation. Central pier to south side. East span has stone/stone slab quoins to arch, and west span has stone quoins/voussoirs. Stone string course and plaque at crown to both arches on both sides. 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: SJ8158656221

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