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Bridge Carrying Buerton Approach over Aldford Brook

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldford and Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1351 / 53°8'6"N

Longitude: -2.8682 / 2°52'5"W

OS Eastings: 342012

OS Northings: 360126

OS Grid: SJ420601

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.6KSS

Mapcode Global: WH88M.XGCD

Entry Name: Bridge Carrying Buerton Approach over Aldford Brook

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55222

Location: Buerton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aldford and Saighton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aldford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


3/26 Bridge carrying Buerton
Approach over Aldford


Bridge, 1870's, for the 3rd Marquis and 1st Duke of Westminster, by or
in association with Alfred Waterhouse. Buff sandstone with cast iron
parapet panels. Three Tudor arches separated by buttresses standing
on rounded, rusticated cutwaters; the lower courses in the archways
are also rusticated; the arrises of the arches have recessed quadrant
mouldings. The parapets have moulded plinths (carried on carved
heads as corbels) and moulded copings between which are rectangular
panels of cast iron with cusped quatrefoils holding shields with
armorial bearings in relief. The panels were probably part of
Porden's railings, designed circa 1810 for the forecourt of Eaton Hall
and removed by Waterhouse. Two rectangular piers (with one parapet
panel between) at each side of each abutment.

Listing NGR: SJ4201260126

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