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Lumb Brook Bridge (An Aqueduct)

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockton Heath, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3702 / 53°22'12"N

Longitude: -2.5694 / 2°34'9"W

OS Eastings: 362208

OS Northings: 386083

OS Grid: SJ622860

Mapcode National: GBR BYHG.JL

Mapcode Global: WH98R.HKP4

Entry Name: Lumb Brook Bridge (An Aqueduct)

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58948

Location: Stockton Heath, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Stockton Heath

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Stockton Heath St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 68 NW APPLETON C.P. LUMB BROOK ROAD
(North End)

3/12 Lumb Brook Bridge
(an aqueduct).

II

Aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal, 1770 (date on springer) by
James Brindley for the Duke of Bridgewater. Squared snecked Cyclopean
blocks of red and yellow sandstone with red brick lining to the deep
segmental arch for Lumb Brook Road. Slightly concave, broadly canted
and battered abutments. Ramped path from road to towpath has
sandstone retaining walls and simple post-and-rail fence. A brick
parapet wall, curved in plan, with 6 rectangular recessed panels to
outer side and concrete coping (probably rebuilt mid C20) protects the
towpath.

A semicircular arched sandstone culvert carries Lumb Brook diagonally
beneath the road through the aqueduct.

The northern half of the aqueduct is in Stockton Heath CP.


Listing NGR: SJ6220886082

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

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