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Trent and Mersey Canal Airshaft Above Barnton Tunnel, off Oakwood Lane at Sj 6319 7482

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

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Latitude: 53.2691 / 53°16'8"N

Longitude: -2.5534 / 2°33'12"W

OS Eastings: 363189

OS Northings: 374817

OS Grid: SJ631748

Mapcode National: GBR BZLM.ZV

Mapcode Global: WH99B.R396

Plus Code: 9C5V7C9W+JJ

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Airshaft Above Barnton Tunnel, off Oakwood Lane at Sj 6319 7482

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449370

Location: Barnton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Barnton

Built-Up Area: Northwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Barnton Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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1650-/4/10003 Airshaft above Barnton Tunnel,
off Oakwood Lane at SJ 6319


Air shaft above Barnton Tunnel. Probably late C18 origins. Brick with upper courses rebuilt
in engineering brick surmounted by a metal plate. Circular structure. Approximately 1.5m
in diameter and 3.5m in height. The Bamton Tunnel was built between 1774 and 1777 by
Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and
Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ6318974817

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