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Wrenbury Frith Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wrenbury cum Frith, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0242 / 53°1'27"N

Longitude: -2.6211 / 2°37'15"W

OS Eastings: 358439

OS Northings: 347616

OS Grid: SJ584476

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.FKTW

Mapcode Global: WH9BG.Q72X

Entry Name: Wrenbury Frith Bridge

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422446

Location: Wrenbury cum Frith, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Wrenbury cum Frith

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Wrenbury St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

SJ 64 NW WRENBURY CUM FRITH SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
2/86 Wrenbury Frith Bridge
- II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II *
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WRENBURY CUM FRITH C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 54 NE
Wrenbury Frith Bridge
2/86
II

Farm bridge. c.1790. By Thomas Telford. Timber. Single span. A
wooden platform formed of planks laid between timber beams spans the
river at the level of, the bank. This is hinged at its northern edge
and raised and lowered by a counterbalancing beam weight which is
supported by two posts of square section on the northern bank which
carry two horizontal beams which have chains to their southern ends
connecting with the platform of the bridge and a weight to their
northern end. Iron tension rods run from the vertical beams to the
ends of the horizontal beams. There are 3 such bridges in the parish.


Listing NGR: SJ5843947616

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