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Runcorn Widnes Road Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Runcorn, Halton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56066

Location: Halton, WA7

County: Halton

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

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Listing Text

SP948 RUNCORN RUNCORN

Runcorn-Widnes
Road Bridge.
0/948

GV.
II

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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