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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135930
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58966
Location: Penketh, Warrington, WA4
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
SJ 58 NE PENKETH C.P. LAPWING LANE.
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
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