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Salt Bridge (Over Trent and Mersey Canal)

A Grade II Listed Building in Salt and Enson, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8507 / 52°51'2"N

Longitude: -2.0624 / 2°3'44"W

OS Eastings: 395892

OS Northings: 328134

OS Grid: SJ958281

Mapcode National: GBR 27R.7DH

Mapcode Global: WHBDN.9L4Y

Entry Name: Salt Bridge (Over Trent and Mersey Canal)

Listing Date: 15 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444158

Location: Salt and Enson, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Parish: Salt and Enson

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Weston-upon-Trent St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Listing Text

In the entry for:

SJ 92 NE SALT AND EANSON

17/2A Salt Bridge( over Trent
and Mersey Canal)
15.1.68 II

The entry shall be amended to read

SJ 92 NE SALT AND ENSON TRENT AND MERSEY
CANAL
17/2A Salt Bridge No 82
15.1.68
- II

Canal road bridge. Probably of late C18 origins, rebuilt/expanded together with adjacent railway
bridge. Red brick and brindled brick with ashlar parapet and dressings. Single span with towpath.
Segmental headed arch. Stone springing stones, impost bands and arch rings on both sides. Remains
of stone quoins to west off-side. Arch rings stepped outwards to east side. Recessed panel with
surrounding band above arch to west side. Stone cornice above band of corbelled, brindled bricks
on both sides. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and
Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

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SALT AND ENSON
1.
2385
Salt Bridge (over Trent and
SJ 92 NE 17/2A Mersey Canal)
15.1.68.
2.
Probably early C19. Ashlar and of 1 span with segmental arch, Plain
parapets.


Listing NGR: SJ9589228134

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