History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Moore Lane Bridge (Over Manchester Ship Canal)

A Grade II Listed Building in Penketh, Warrington

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.3632 / 53°21'47"N

Longitude: -2.6352 / 2°38'6"W

OS Eastings: 357826

OS Northings: 385336

OS Grid: SJ578853

Mapcode National: GBR BY1K.83

Mapcode Global: WH98Q.HQCK

Entry Name: Moore Lane Bridge (Over Manchester Ship Canal)

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58966

Location: Penketh, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Penketh

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Walton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


2/29 Moore Lane Bridge (over
Manchester Ship Canal)


Swing Bridge over Manchester Ship Canal circa.1894. Steel segmental
arched rivetted structure with lattice parapet, built-up stanchions,
cross-bracing and bracing across carriageway at high level. The
bridge is operated from the north (Penketh C.P.) bank by means of
hydraulic power, like the Old Quay Bridge, Runcorn (Halton
Borough) q.v., and has a similar arrangement of support buildings with
hipped slate roofs. The south end of the bridge is in Moore C.P.,
Halton Borough. Edward Leader Williams, Engineer.

Listing NGR: SJ5782685332

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.