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Description: Bridge Number 53
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234983
OS Grid Reference: SP7437749828
OS Grid Coordinates: 474377, 249828
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1418, -0.9146
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SP 7448 STOKE BRUERNE GRAND UNION CANAL
13/163 Bridge No.53
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Bridge
over the canal (crossing east
Bridge. Late C18, doubled 1835. Coursed squared limestone, with red brick arches
and brick parapet to east half; Double-span bridge with elliptical
arches. That to older, west half has narrower span and is somewhat lower. Wide
at the ends, the bridge narrows and then curves outwards again at the centre,
the two halves meeting in the form of a cutwater. String course at base of
parapet which dips at the centre. Channel under east span is not in use.
(K. Falconer: Guide to England's Industrial Heritage: 1980, p170)
Listing NGR: SP7437749828
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Source: English Heritage
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