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Canal Bridge Number 53 (Lucy's Farm Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2658 / 52°15'57"N

Longitude: -1.7667 / 1°46'0"W

OS Eastings: 416017

OS Northings: 263100

OS Grid: SP160631

Mapcode National: GBR 4KR.XVM

Mapcode Global: VHB04.B9CV

Entry Name: Canal Bridge Number 53 (Lucy's Farm Bridge)

Listing Date: 4 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482584

Location: Wootton Wawen, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wootton Wawen

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wootton Wawen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


Canal Bridge No.53


Also known as: Lucy's Farm Bridge SOUTH STRATFORD CANAL WOOTTON
Split bridge. c1812-1816 with later restorations. Brick
abutments and walls, cement rendered in places, with stone
copings, cast-iron rails and decks; decks now with concrete
coating. 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 £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 took over the freehold c1964.

Listing NGR: SP1601763100

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

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