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Description: Crossways Swing Bridge
Date Listed: 14 July 1975
Date Delisted: 25 October 2007
English Heritage Building ID: 269353
OS Grid Reference: ST3091335313
OS Grid Coordinates: 330913, 135313
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1129, -2.9883
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1873/4/91 MARSH LANE
14-JUL-75 (North side)
Crossways Swing Bridge
Swing Bridge. 1827 by John Rennie for Bridgwater to Taunton Canal. Wooden bridge rotating on steel ball-bearings in a
circular track. Now the only bridge retaining its mechanism and a very early example of the use of ball bearings.
Listing NGR: ST3091435313
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Source: English Heritage
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