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Oxford Canal Chisnell Lift Bridge (193) at Sp 497 304, Souldern

Description: Oxford Canal Chisnell Lift Bridge (193) at Sp 497 304

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 November 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 243722

OS Grid Reference: SP4970030487
OS Grid Coordinates: 449700, 230487
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9706, -1.2779

Location: Souldern, Oxfordshire OX25 6LT

Locality: Souldern
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX25 6LT

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Listing Text



2/10000 Chisnell Lift-bridge (193) at SP 497 304


Accommodation lift-bridge. L C18 origins, C19 and C20 alterations.
Tilting wooden plank deck with wooden hand rails and two balance beams
set at a raking angle. Brick abutments with concrete sills. Brick wing
walls with trailing edges and stone rubbing blocks on faces to canal.
One of an important series of Oxford Canal Lift-bridges, of a type now
rare in England.

Listing NGR: SP4970030487

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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