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Walton Lea Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Walton, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3619 / 53°21'42"N

Longitude: -2.602 / 2°36'7"W

OS Eastings: 360031

OS Northings: 385169

OS Grid: SJ600851

Mapcode National: GBR BY8K.GL

Mapcode Global: WH98R.0R6L

Plus Code: 9C5V996X+Q5

Entry Name: Walton Lea Bridge

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59004

ID on this website: 101136109

Location: Higher Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Walton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Walton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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(South side)

3/64 Walton Lea Bridge


Road Bridge probably circa 1770 by James Brindley for the Duke of
Bridgewater, carrying drive from Walton Lea Road across the
Bridgewater Canal to Walton Hall Park. Stone-dressed brown brick.
Deep segmental arch with raised stone band around brick voussoirs.
Quadrant abutments with rounded flush copings of stone and square
stone-coped end-piers. The parapets, proabably circa 1838, have
rectangular recessed panels. Rubbing-post of oak for towropes at west
corner of south abutment.

Listing NGR: SJ6003185169

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