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Union Street Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4843 / 53°29'3"N

Longitude: -2.2251 / 2°13'30"W

OS Eastings: 385162

OS Northings: 398639

OS Grid: SJ851986

Mapcode National: GBR DNF.WZ

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.SPM8

Plus Code: 9C5VFQMF+PX

Entry Name: Union Street Bridge

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456967

ID on this website: 101247550

Location: Ancoats, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Church of the Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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698-1/17/464 (South side)
Union Street Bridge


Towpath and public road bridge over Rochdale Canal. Later C19,
rebuilt 1903, and recently restored. Roving or turn-over
bridge. Cast-iron and brick, with sandstone terminal piers.
Crosses canal diagonally, has cast-iron panelled parapets and
a tow-path deck on the south side with similar but lower
parapet, and a spiral ramp at the south end with brick sides
and cobbled deck, leading down from this deck to the towpath
tunnel. History: replaced an earlier swivel bridge which
itself replaced a draw bridge built with the canal in 1804.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ8516298639

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