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Central and Easternmost Packhorse Bridges and Adjoining Causeway, Hockenhull

Description: Central and Easternmost Packhorse Bridges and Adjoining Causeway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 55736

OS Grid Reference: SJ4765765730
OS Grid Coordinates: 347657, 365730
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1861, -2.7848

Location: Cotton Edmunds, City of Chester and West Cheshire CH3 7PG

Locality: Hockenhull
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Country: England
Postcode: CH3 7PG

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Listing Text

4767 6572 Hockenhull Platts

2/32 Central and easternmost
"Packhorse Bridges" and
adjoining causeway
(formerly listed as Pack
horse bridges, E side of

1/3/1967 II

2 humpback bridges and adjoining causeway: probably later C18.
Dressed tooled red sandstone blocks. Bridge over the main channel of
the River Gowy has a recessed segmental arch on mass concrete
footings, plain parapet and chamfered coping joined by iron ties.
Parapet turns and drops to form revetment walls, to approaches on
either side. A contemporary stone-revetted causeway runs east to a
second smaller bridge over clogged side channel. This is similar
except for 2 triangular buttresses on the north side.

The westernmost "Packhorse Bridge" and part of one of these bridges
are in Cotton Edmunds parish.

Listing NGR: SJ4765765730

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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