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Trent and Mersey Canal Western Entrance to the Barnton Tunnel

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2694 / 53°16'9"N

Longitude: -2.5562 / 2°33'22"W

OS Eastings: 362999

OS Northings: 374857

OS Grid: SJ629748

Mapcode National: GBR BZLM.CQ

Mapcode Global: WH99B.P2YX

Plus Code: 9C5V7C9V+QG

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Western Entrance to the Barnton Tunnel

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435806

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

Tagged with: Tunnel portal

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Description

BARNTON C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 67 SW
4/13 Western entrance to the
Barnton Tunnel
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- II

Canal tunnel entrance arch: 1777 by James Brindley for the Trent and
Mersey Canal Co. Partly washed English garden wall bond blue brick
with red sandstone dressings. Curving facade has a parabolic stone
arch at its centre. Plain band at ground level has plain parapet with
a rounded stone coping. Bridge ends in stone and brick pilasters.


Listing NGR: SJ6299974857

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