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Oxford Canal Tilting Bridge Approximately 650 Metres South East of Duke's Cut, Oxford

Description: Oxford Canal Tilting Bridge Approximately 650 Metres South East of Duke's Cut

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243281

OS Grid Reference: SP4916010095
OS Grid Coordinates: 449160, 210095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7874, -1.2887

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 8NX

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Listing Text

5/44 Tilting bridge approx. 650m.
SE of Duke's Cut
- II
Tilting canal bridge and embankment walls. Late C18 by James Brindley. Wooden
bridge; brick walls with stone details. Flat wooden bridge with long raking
counterwight beams. Widening embankment walls have brick copings, sloping away
from the bridge, and have large rusticated stone blocks set into the brickwork
beneath the bridge to act as fenders. This type of bridge is unique to the
Oxford Canal.

Listing NGR: SP4916110094

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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