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Wrenbury Bridge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0281 / 53°1'41"N

Longitude: -2.6128 / 2°36'46"W

OS Eastings: 358994

OS Northings: 348043

OS Grid: SJ589480

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.F7TL

Mapcode Global: WH9BG.T4ZX

Entry Name: Wrenbury Bridge

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422450

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

WRENBURY CUM FRITH C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 54 NE
5898 4807
2/87 Wrenbury Bridge
- II
-
Road bridge. c.1790. By Thomas Telford. Single span bridge.
Timber. 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 sections on the northern
bank which carry two horizontal beams with chains to their southern
end 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. This bridge has a C20 mechanical crank
to raise and lower the bridge. There are 3 such bridges in the parish.

Listing NGR: SJ5899448043

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

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