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Wrenbury Church Bridge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0284 / 53°1'42"N

Longitude: -2.6063 / 2°36'22"W

OS Eastings: 359432

OS Northings: 348071

OS Grid: SJ594480

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.F9FF

Mapcode Global: WH9BG.Y42Q

Entry Name: Wrenbury Church Bridge

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422451

Location: Wrenbury cum Frith, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Wrenbury cum Frith

Built-Up Area: 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
WRENBURY CUM FRITH SHROPSHIRE UNION
SJ 54 NE CANAL
Wrenbury Church Bridge
2/88
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
2/88 Wrenbury Church Bridge
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: SJ5943248070

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