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Shernal Green Bridge No 31, Himbleton

Description: Shernal Green Bridge No 31

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 147853

OS Grid Reference: SO9180561254
OS Grid Coordinates: 391805, 261254
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2494, -2.1214

Location: Hay Lane, Himbleton, Hadzor, Worcestershire WR9 7JS

Locality: Himbleton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7JS

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Listing Text

SO 96 SW
SO 91786125 CANAL
3/177 (14/78) Shernal Green Bridge
No 31
- II

Canal road bridge. Early C19. Red and blue brick with blue brick and
sandstone parapet coping. Elliptical arch and cambered sides; parapet
has a 2-course band at its base, is splayed at each end, and is terminated
by square piers. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal was built for the Earl
of Dudley between 1791 and 1815 to link the Birmingham Canal Navigations
with the River Severn. It was intended primarily as a means of supplying
coal from the Black Country to the south-west Midlands. The towpath runs
beneath the east side of the bridge.

Listing NGR: SO9180561254

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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