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Trent and Mersey Canal Eastern Entrance to the Barnton Tunnel

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2685 / 53°16'6"N

Longitude: -2.5485 / 2°32'54"W

OS Eastings: 363513

OS Northings: 374752

OS Grid: SJ635747

Mapcode National: GBR BZNN.11

Mapcode Global: WH99B.T3LM

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

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 401949

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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Listing Text

BARNTON C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
SJ 67 SW
4/12 Eastern entrance to the
Barnton Tunnel
-
- II

Canal tunnel entrance arch: 1777 by James Brindley for the Trent and
Mersey Canal Co. Stone dressed washed brick. Curving facade has a
parabolic stone entrance arch at its centre. Plain band at ground
level carries plain parapet with rounded stone coping. Arch ends in
stone pilasters. At the centre of the bridge is a stone plaque
reading BARNTON TUNNEL in C20 script.


Listing NGR: SJ6351374751

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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