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Weir and Bridge by Wayside Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2849 / 53°17'5"N

Longitude: -2.0852 / 2°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 394418

OS Northings: 376437

OS Grid: SJ944764

Mapcode National: GBR FZWG.C5

Mapcode Global: WHBBH.YP7M

Entry Name: Weir and Bridge by Wayside Cottage

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58037

Location: Rainow, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Rainow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Rainow Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/126 Weir and bridge by
Wayside Cottage


Weir and bridge: c.1800 for James Mellor snr. Coursed squared buff
sandstone rubble with hammer-dressed copings. A weir of 14 stone
steps is flanked by revetment walls that curve round at the top
towards the pool. At the foot of the weir they are joined to a bridge
of 2 segmental rubble arches with projecting rubble courses above,
standing on rectangular piers. There are plain parapets with flat
copings. At the south-west corner, the parapet continues and curves
to contain a solid rectangular stone trough with 2 basins cut out of

This belongs to the now demolished Hough-hole cotton-spinning mill,
which was in the garden of Wayside Cottage.

Listing NGR: SJ9441876437

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

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