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Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 60 at Sk079 164, Armitage with Handsacre

Description: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 60 at Sk079 164

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 February 1995
English Heritage Building ID: 431003

OS Grid Reference: SK0791316446
OS Grid Coordinates: 407913, 316446
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7456, -1.8842

Location: Armitage, Staffordshire WS15 4BA

Locality: Armitage with Handsacre
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS15 4BA

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Listing Text


6/10000 Bridge No 60, off Church
Lane at SK 079 164

- II

Canal accommodation bridge. Late C18. Red brick with stone coping. Single span with towpath. Segmental headed arch. Swept wings terminating in piers at all 4 corners. Built into stone banks of a cutting. Lower sections of abutments are formed from a mixture of hewn stone and brick, particularly on the towpath side of abutment. There are minor brick repairs and part of the coping has been replaced in concrete. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals ofthe West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SK0791316446

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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