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Bridge over Brook and Dell at Head of Lymm Dam

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Latitude: 53.372 / 53°22'19"N

Longitude: -2.485 / 2°29'5"W

OS Eastings: 367828

OS Northings: 386235

OS Grid: SJ678862

Mapcode National: GBR CY2F.TY

Mapcode Global: WH98S.SHVT

Entry Name: Bridge over Brook and Dell at Head of Lymm Dam

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59035

Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lymm St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/27 Bridge over brook and
dell at head of Lymm


Bridge 1918-19, built by Fairclough Brothers for W.H.Lever and
C.G.Dewhurst, of reinforced concrete. 3 arched ribs carry the road
deck on vertical struts of square section. Quadrant abutments have
banded rustication. Parapets have moulded plinths and parapets, each
with 6 open panels over the span and 2 over each abutment containing
moulded balusters which show, where damaged, a central rod of iron or
An early example of an open arched-rib reinforced concrete structure,
the bridge marks a largely unexecuted scheme by the proprietors for
residential development of land overlooking Lymm Dam.

Listing NGR: SJ6782886235

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

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