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Latitude: 53.4843 / 53°29'3"N
Longitude: -2.225 / 2°13'30"W
OS Eastings: 385162
OS Northings: 398639
OS Grid: SJ851986
Mapcode National: GBR DNF.WZ
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.SPM8
Entry Name: Union Street Bridge
Listing Date: 6 June 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247550
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456967
Location: Manchester, M4
Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton
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
SJ8498 REDHILL STREET, Ancoats
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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