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Canal Bridge Number 48

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Bagot, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2865 / 52°17'11"N

Longitude: -1.7459 / 1°44'45"W

OS Eastings: 417432

OS Northings: 265401

OS Grid: SP174654

Mapcode National: GBR 4KL.PFD

Mapcode Global: VH9ZY.PSDK

Plus Code: 9C4W77P3+HM

Entry Name: Canal Bridge Number 48

Listing Date: 4 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482526

Location: Preston Bagot, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Preston Bagot

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Preston Bagot All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1457-1/2/95 Canal Bridge No.48


Split bridge. c1812-1816, with later restorations. Brick
abutments and walls with stone and concrete copings, cast-iron
rails and decks. Abutments support 2 cantilevered decks with
x-framed integral handrails and are split for tow ropes.
Splayed parapet walls.
The South Stratford Canal was constructed between 1793-1816 at
a cost of ยป500,000. 13.5 miles of the canal from Kingswood
Junction, Lapworth to Stratford-upon-Avon was leased by the
National Trust in 1960 from the British Waterways Board for
restoration. The National Trust acquired the freehold c1964.

Listing NGR: SP1743265401

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

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