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Northgate Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1939 / 53°11'38"N

Longitude: -2.8934 / 2°53'36"W

OS Eastings: 340408

OS Northings: 366687

OS Grid: SJ404666

Mapcode National: GBR 79.2ZMF

Mapcode Global: WH887.JZDC

Entry Name: Northgate Bridge

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469947

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St Oswald and St Thomas of Canterbury

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1932-1/6/273 Northgate Bridge


Roadbridge. c1790. Perhaps supervised by Thomas Telford,
consultant engineer for the Chester Canal. Coursed red
sandstone. Deep segmental arch spanning the Roman and City
Walls ditch increased in depth to provide for the canal 1770s.
Moulded bands to voussoirs; damaged panel above crown of arch
on each face of bridge; moulded plinths to renewed iron
railings in 4 panels between tapered stone piers and 2 panels
north of former toll-cottage, west.

Listing NGR: SJ4040866687

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

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