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Latitude: 53.3454 / 53°20'43"N
Longitude: -2.7383 / 2°44'17"W
OS Eastings: 350943
OS Northings: 383422
OS Grid: SJ509834
Mapcode National: GBR 9Y9R.YH
Mapcode Global: WH87Q.X56N
Entry Name: Runcorn Widnes Road Bridge
Listing Date: 29 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130421
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56066
Location: Halton, WA7
Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey
Built-Up Area: Runcorn
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Runcorn All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SP948 RUNCORN RUNCORN
Road bridge. 1956-61. Designed by Mott Hay and Anderson. Steel. Single steel
latticework arch . The lower surface coming to a point at either end to rest
upon concrete cutwaters, the upper surface flattening out to run horizontally
to either end of central span. Road surface suspended from the arch. The span is
1,082 feet, the total length 1,628 feet. This was the largest steel arch in Europe when it was built.
N.Pevsner and E.Hubbard B o E: Cheshire p 327
Listing NGR: SJ5094383422
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