Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 59 at Sk 0786 1642, Armitage with Handsacre
Description: Trent and Mersey Canal Bridge Number 59 at Sk 0786 1642
Date Listed: 10 February 1995
English Heritage Building ID: 431004
OS Grid Reference: SK0863316230
OS Grid Coordinates: 408633, 316230
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7436, -1.8735
Location: 88 Old Road, Armitage, Staffordshire WS15 4BU
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ARMITAGE WITH HANDSACRE TRENT AND MERSEY
SK 01 NE CANAL
6/10001 Bridge No 59, off Old
Road at SK 0786 1642
Canal accommodation bridge. Late C18. Red brick with stone coping. Single span with towpath and humped back. Segmental headed arch. Swept wings terminating in piers at all 4 corners. Stone springing stones. Minor repairs include small sections of parapet and coping. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SK0863316230
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