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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

Grade: II
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

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

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Listing Text


6/10001 Bridge No 59, off Old
Road at SK 0786 1642

- II

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

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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