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Trent and Mersey Canal Eastern Entrance to the Saltersford Tunnel

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2731 / 53°16'23"N

Longitude: -2.5587 / 2°33'31"W

OS Eastings: 362837

OS Northings: 375270

OS Grid: SJ628752

Mapcode National: GBR BZKL.VD

Mapcode Global: WH994.NZSN

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Eastern Entrance to the Saltersford Tunnel

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1216526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401950

Location: Barnton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Barnton

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Barnton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BARNTON C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 67 NW
2/14 Eastern entrance to the
Saltersford Tunnel
-
- II

Canal tunnel entrance arch: 1777 by James Brindley for the Trent and
Mersey Canal Co. and restored and re-opened in 1984. English bond
blue brick with red sandstone dressings. Curving facade has a
parabolic stone arch at its centre, a plain band at ground level and
an original worn plaque above, with the tunnel name in seriffed
script. Plain parapet with rounded coping. The bridge ends in stone
pilasters and has a revetment wall on each side angling down. On the
right side of the arch is a steel plaque recording the reopening of
the tunnel, by Sir Frank Price in 1984.


Listing NGR: SJ6283775270

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

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