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Trent and Mersey Canal Western Entrance to the Saltersford Tunnel

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

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Latitude: 53.274 / 53°16'26"N

Longitude: -2.564 / 2°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 362485

OS Northings: 375375

OS Grid: SJ624753

Mapcode National: GBR BZJL.P2

Mapcode Global: WH994.LY8Y

Plus Code: 9C5V7CFP+J9

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

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227726

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402156

ID on this website: 101227726

Location: Little Leigh, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Barnton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Barnton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 67 NW
2/16 Western entrance to the
Saltersford Tunnel
- II

Canal tunnel entrance arch: 1777 by James Brindley for the Trent and
Mersey Canal Co., restored and re-opened in 1984. Partly washed
English bond blue brick red sandstone dressings. Curving facade has
an elliptical stone arch at its centre. Plain band at ground level
carries a plain parapet with a rounded coping. Bridge ends in stone

Listing NGR: SJ6248575375

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