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Trent and Mersey Canal Willowgreen Bridge (Canal Bridge Number 208)

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2817 / 53°16'54"N

Longitude: -2.5953 / 2°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 360407

OS Northings: 376245

OS Grid: SJ604762

Mapcode National: GBR BZ9H.X9

Mapcode Global: WH994.3SF1

Plus Code: 9C5V7CJ3+MV

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Willowgreen Bridge (Canal Bridge Number 208)

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402995

Location: Little Leigh, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Little Leigh

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

LITTLE LEIGH C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 67 NW
6041 7625
2/48 Willowgreen Bridge
(Canal bridge No.208)
-
- II

Canal accommodation bridge: early/mid C19 for the Trent and Mersey
Canal Co. Washed English garden wall bond purple-red brick. Bridge
abutments carry slightly cambered cast-iron I-beams on stone pads.
These have the foundry name T.SHORE & SONS ENGINEERS HANLEY STAFFS.
Above is a plain parapet with a rounded brick coping. The bridge ends
in pilasters with stone caps. Under the roadway are shallow barrel
vaults of opus signinum, carried by the I-beams.

This form of construction was introduced in the early C19 for fire
proofing factories and is unusual in a canal engineering context.


Listing NGR: SJ6040776245

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

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