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Astwood Lane Bridge Number 40

A Grade II Listed Building in Hanbury, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2831 / 52°16'59"N

Longitude: -2.0943 / 2°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 393666

OS Northings: 265000

OS Grid: SO936650

Mapcode National: GBR 2GG.Z6S

Mapcode Global: VH929.NW64

Entry Name: Astwood Lane Bridge Number 40

Listing Date: 26 August 1975

Last Amended: 4 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147825

Location: Hanbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, B60

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Hanbury

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

HANBURY CP WORCESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
SO 96 NW
SO 96 SW CANAL
SO 93776500
1/149 (11/84) Astwood Lane Bridge No 40
3/149 [formerly listed as
Wychbold (Hanbury Road)
Bridge under DODDERHILL CP]
26.8.75
- II

Canal road bridge. Early C19 with mid-C19 alterations. Red brick with red
and blue brick parapet and part sandstone, part blue brick coping. Elliptical
arch and cambered sides; parapet has a 2-course band at its base, is built of
alternating courses of blue headers and red stretchers, is splayed at each end
and is terminated by square piers. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal was built
for the Earl of Dudley between 1791 and 1815 to link the Birmingham Canal
Navigations with the River Severn. It was intended, primarily, as a means of
supplying coal from the Black Country to the West Midlands. The towpath runs
beneath the east side of the bridge.


Listing NGR: SO9366665000

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