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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342201
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355698
Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Tring
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Tring
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TRING GRAND UNION CANAL
SP 91 SW
4/61 Bridge No. 134
- (High Bridge) at
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
Listing NGR: SP9391312903
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