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Grand Union Canal Bridge Number 134 (High Bridge) at Marshcroft Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Tring, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8069 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -0.6393 / 0°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 493913

OS Northings: 212903

OS Grid: SP939129

Mapcode National: GBR F4H.M73

Mapcode Global: VHFRP.VVX6

Plus Code: 9C3XR946+Q7

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Bridge Number 134 (High Bridge) at Marshcroft Lane

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355698

Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Tring

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tring

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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SP 91 SW
4/61 Bridge No. 134
- (High Bridge) at
Marshcroft Lane
- II
Canal bridge. 1793-7, by William Jessop chief engineer for Grand
Junction Canal Company. Brown brick with blue brick special copings. A
high-level turnover bridge at the middle of the Tring Canal Cutting
where the towpath changes from the W to the E sides, with long earth
ramps leading up to the roadway at the level of Marshcroft Lane.
Elliptical 3-ring arch over canal of dimensions of a normal bridge but
here dwarfed by the height and width of the battered brickwork faces
rising to a projecting brick band at roadway level with brick parapet
walls. Parapets curve outward at ends and follow beside the ramps a
short distance. Also known as Marshcroft Bridge. The Tring Canal Cutting
is 1½ miles long and over 30ft deep at maximum and came into service in
1797. (Faulkner(1972)39).

Listing NGR: SP9391312903

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