Salt Bridge (Over Trent and Mersey Canal), Salt and Enson
Description: Salt Bridge (Over Trent and Mersey Canal)
Date Listed: 15 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 444158
OS Grid Reference: SJ9589228134
OS Grid Coordinates: 395892, 328134
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8507, -2.0624
Location: A51, Salt, Staffordshire ST18 0BT
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In the entry for:
SJ 92 NE SALT AND EANSON
17/2A Salt Bridge( over Trent
and Mersey Canal)
The entry shall be amended to read
SJ 92 NE SALT AND ENSON TRENT AND MERSEY
17/2A Salt Bridge No 82
Canal road bridge. Probably of late C18 origins, rebuilt/expanded together with adjacent railway
bridge. Red brick and brindled brick with ashlar parapet and dressings. Single span with towpath.
Segmental headed arch. Stone springing stones, impost bands and arch rings on both sides. Remains
of stone quoins to west off-side. Arch rings stepped outwards to east side. Recessed panel with
surrounding band above arch to west side. Stone cornice above band of corbelled, brindled bricks
on both sides. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966)
Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)
SALT AND ENSON
Salt Bridge (over Trent and
SJ 92 NE 17/2A Mersey Canal)
Probably early C19. Ashlar and of 1 span with segmental arch, Plain
Listing NGR: SJ9589228134
Source: English Heritage
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