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Horse Bridge over River 250 Metres South West of Dutton Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Dutton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.286 / 53°17'9"N

Longitude: -2.6251 / 2°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 358420

OS Northings: 376738

OS Grid: SJ584767

Mapcode National: GBR BZ3F.GS

Mapcode Global: WH993.NN4R

Entry Name: Horse Bridge over River 250 Metres South West of Dutton Lock

Listing Date: 4 May 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57495

Location: Dutton, Cheshire West and Chester, WA4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Dutton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Weaverham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 57 NE DUTTON C.P.

4/49 Horse Bridge over river
250 metres south west of
Dutton Lock
4/5/79

GV II

Footbridge 1915, timber, by A Saver, engineer to the Weaver Navigation
Trust. 2 long segmental arches of laminated timber carry slightly
arched footway on triangulated timber strutting. Plain post-and-rail
parapets. Concrete springers; brick abutments with weathered concrete
copings. An elegant structure in the functional waterways tradition;
built in 1915-1916, it is a very early surviving example of a pre-
stressed laminated timber structure, the arches having spans of 100 feet
7 inches and 101 feet 7 inches.
Working Drawings and coloured elevation dated 1915 at BWB Office,
Navigation Road, Northwich.


Listing NGR: SJ5842076738

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