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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
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Colwich Bridge Number 71
Listing Date: 10 February 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 446839
Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17
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
COLWICH TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 02 SW
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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