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White Bridge, Mawdesley

Description: White Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184413

OS Grid Reference: SD4678215657
OS Grid Coordinates: 346782, 415657
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6347, -2.8063

Location: Meadow Lane, Mawdesky, Lancashire L40 1TB

Locality: Mawdesley
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: L40 1TB

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/159 White Bridge
- II

Public road bridge over new cut of River Douglas. Probably early- to
mid-C18. Squared sandstone. Three span. Segmental arches with rusticated
voussoirs, keystones, arch-bands; rounded cutwaters of rock-faced stone
with concave chamfered tops dying into pilasters; plain cornice, parapet
and rounded coping (which may be replacements). History: Douglas
Navigation built 1720-42. Closely resembles Great Hanging Bridge, Croston
CP (q.v.). Item crosses boundary with Rufford CP, West Lancs District.

Listing NGR: SD4678215657

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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