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Canal Bridge Number 50 (Preston Hill Farm Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston Bagot, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2734 / 52°16'24"N

Longitude: -1.7582 / 1°45'29"W

OS Eastings: 416595

OS Northings: 263940

OS Grid: SP165639

Mapcode National: GBR 4KS.DB6

Mapcode Global: VHB04.G4V2

Plus Code: 9C4W76FR+8P

Entry Name: Canal Bridge Number 50 (Preston Hill Farm Bridge)

Listing Date: 4 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482528

Location: Preston Bagot, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

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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Canal Bridge No.50

Also known as: Preston Hill Farm Bridge SOUTH STRATFORD CANAL.
Split bridge. c1812-1816, restored 1980s. Brick abutments and
walls, with cast-iron rails and decks. Abutments support 2
cantilevered decks with integral x-framed handrails and are
split for tow ropes. Splayed parapet walls with brick copings,
rebuilt 1980s.
The South Stratford Canal was constructed between 1793-1816 at
a cost of £500,000. 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: SP1659563940

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