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Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Bridge Number 71

A Grade II Listed Building in Colwich, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7875 / 52°47'15"N

Longitude: -1.9879 / 1°59'16"W

OS Eastings: 400912

OS Northings: 321107

OS Grid: SK009211

Mapcode National: GBR 28M.86S

Mapcode Global: WHBF2.F6MB

Plus Code: 9C4WQ2Q6+2R

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Bridge Number 71

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446839

Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Colwich

Built-Up Area: Little Haywood

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Colwich St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Colwich Bridge No 71

Canal accommodation bridge. 1766-70 together with adjacent lock. By James Brindley, Surveyor
General. Red brick with stone coping. Single span with humped back and without towpath.
Elliptical headed arch. Swept wings terminating in piers on lower side and trailing edge on uper
towpath side. Stone quoins to jambs up to springing point. Stone plaque at crown on both sides
(with cast iron number plate attached). Cast iron guard plates to parapet on both sides. Late C20
concrete steps down to lower level on towpath side. Minor repairs include section of pier on lower
off-side. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SK0091221107

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