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Briars Brook Culvert

A Grade II Listed Building in Lathom, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5944 / 53°35'39"N

Longitude: -2.8265 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 345393

OS Northings: 411185

OS Grid: SD453111

Mapcode National: GBR 8VPW.V7

Mapcode Global: WH86B.KX8C

Entry Name: Briars Brook Culvert

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386279

Location: Lathom, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Lathom

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burscough Bridge St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


LATHOM

SD41SE BRIARS LANE
663-1/3/41 (North side)
Briars Brook Culvert

II

Canal culvert, carrying Leeds-Liverpool Canal over Eller
Brook. c.1771. Resident engineer, John Longbotham. For the
Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company. Coursed sandstone rubble.
Segmental arch with plain voussoirs, a plain band, and a
parapet finished with one course of large blocks and a rounded
coping; curved and sloped abutment on west side, with coping
carried down from band. Forms part of one of the earliest
trunk canals in the country.


Listing NGR: SD4539311185

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Description


LATHOM

SD41SE BRIARS LANE
663-1/3/41 (North side)
Briars Brook Culvert

II

Canal culvert, carrying Leeds-Liverpool Canal over Eller
Brook. c.1771. Resident engineer, John Longbotham. For the
Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company. Coursed sandstone rubble.
Segmental arch with plain voussoirs, a plain band, and a
parapet finished with one course of large blocks and a rounded
coping; curved and sloped abutment on west side, with coping
carried down from band. Forms part of one of the earliest
trunk canals in the country.


Listing NGR: SD4539311185

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