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Grand Union Canal Bridges Numbers 93 and 94

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunston, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2897 / 52°17'22"N

Longitude: -1.2208 / 1°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 453246

OS Northings: 266017

OS Grid: SP532660

Mapcode National: GBR 8RL.J5P

Mapcode Global: VHCV4.SQH2

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Bridges Numbers 93 and 94

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360964

Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Braunston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP56NW, SP5366
4/81, 18/81 Bridges Nos.93 and 94


Triple bridge. c.1830. Brick central bridge on triangular island at canal
junction, links with cast iron bridges across canal on either side. The iron
bridges have moulded elliptical arches and iron trellis parapets. The arches are
stamped on both sides. "Horseley Ironworks" and have iron plaques with numbers
93 and 94. Brick flanking walls curving down to tow path on either side. The
cast iron bridges are of similar design as a bridge at Braunston Wharf (q.v.).
The Oxford Canal formerly joined the Grand Union Canal at Braunston Wharf. In
1829-84 it was shortened and straightened and the present junction formed.
(H. Compton: The Oxford Canal, 1976, p.95).

Listing NGR: SP5324666017

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