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Iron Bridge over the River Dee

A Grade I Listed Building in Aldford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1348 / 53°8'5"N

Longitude: -2.8709 / 2°52'15"W

OS Eastings: 341829

OS Northings: 360087

OS Grid: SJ418600

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.6K42

Mapcode Global: WH88M.WG2P

Entry Name: Iron Bridge over the River Dee

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55196

Location: Aldford and Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4

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


9/1 Iron Bridge over the
River Dee
4/6/1952 (Formerly listed under Eaton
Civil Parish)


Bridge, 1824, by William Hazledine for the 1st Marquis of Westminster.
Cast iron with yellow sandstone abutments. A single span of 50 metres
forming a lofty segmental arch has open spandrels, containing lattice
bracing ornamented with cusped mouchettes, trefoils and quatrefoils.
Cast iron railings with dogbars and cusped heads to panels. Cast iron
double gates at crown of bridge. Carriageway bands have raised cast
lettering: at the west end William Hazledine, Director (north side)
and William Stuttle, Clerk of Works (south); at the east end William
Crossley, Surveyor (north side) and William Stuttle, Junior Founder
(south). The massive sandstone abutments, curved in plan, terminate
in octagonal piers.
The western half of the bridge is in Poulton civil parish.

Listing NGR: SJ4182960087

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

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