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Bridgewater Canal Lumb Brook Bridge (An Aqueduct, That Part in Grappenhall Civil Parish)

A Grade II Listed Building in Grappenhall and Thelwall, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.3702 / 53°22'12"N

Longitude: -2.5694 / 2°34'9"W

OS Eastings: 362211

OS Northings: 386077

OS Grid: SJ622860

Mapcode National: GBR BYHG.JL

Mapcode Global: WH98R.HKP6

Plus Code: 9C5V9CCJ+36

Entry Name: Bridgewater Canal Lumb Brook Bridge (An Aqueduct, That Part in Grappenhall Civil Parish)

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59010

ID on this website: 101139318

Location: Cobbs, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Grappenhall and Thelwall

Built-Up Area: Warrington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Grappenhall St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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1/3 Lumb Brook Bridge (an
aqueduct , that part
in Grappenhall C.P.)


Aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal over Lumb Brook Road and Lumb
Brook, 1770 (date on springer), by James Brindley. Squared snecked
blocks of red and yellow sandstone with red brick lining to the deep
segmental archway. Slightly concave broadly canted battered
abutments. Ramped path from road to towpath has sandstone retaining
walls and simple post-and-rail fence. A brick parapet, curved in
plan, with 6 rectangular recessed panels to outer side (with C20
concrete coping) protects the towpath. A semi-circular arched
sandstone culvert carries Lumb Brook diagonally beneath the road
through the aqueduct. The northern part of the aqueduct is in Lumb
Brook Road, Stockton Heath Parish and the south-western part is in
Lumb Brook Road Appleton C.P. (q.q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ6221186076

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