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Prescott Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Burscough, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6176 / 53°37'3"N

Longitude: -2.8169 / 2°49'1"W

OS Eastings: 346055

OS Northings: 413757

OS Grid: SD460137

Mapcode National: GBR 8VRL.YY

Mapcode Global: WH86B.PBSK

Entry Name: Prescott Bridge

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386256

Location: Burscough, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40

County: Lancashire

Civil Parish: Burscough

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burscough Bridge St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/3/16 Prescott Bridge


Public road bridge over Rufford Branch of Leeds-Liverpool
Canal. c.1781, altered. Resident engineer Richard Owen. For
the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Company. Coursed squared sandstone
(parapets rebuilt in concrete); a semi-elliptical arch with
plain voussoirs, plain arch-band, plain terminal piers, large
rectangular metal tie-plates on west side, oval number plate
"5" on north side; and a humped cobbled deck (under remains of
C20 asphalt). Forms group with Baldwin's Lock and Bridge
approx. 500m south, and with German's Lock and Bridge approx.
400m further south, (q.v. under Moss Lane).

Listing NGR: SD4605513756

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

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