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Latitude: 53.3144 / 53°18'51"N
Longitude: -2.6464 / 2°38'46"W
OS Eastings: 357033
OS Northings: 379913
OS Grid: SJ570799
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZY3.VL
Mapcode Global: WH98X.BY2H
Entry Name: Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56020
Location: Preston Brook, Halton, WA4
Civil Parish: Preston Brook
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Daresbury All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 58 NE PRESTON BROOK C.P. NORTHWICH ROAD
Preston Brook Tunnel Entrance
Canal tunnel linking south end of the Bridgewater Canal with the Trent
and Mersey Canal Circa 1777. Of red brick with stone dressing to
tunnel ends. The tunnel is without tow path therefore bridges, linked
to a ground level horse track, form the tunnel ends. The only access
point is at the "Talbot Arms" on the A533 Northwich Road at Dutton.
The bridge at the south end of the tunnel is of blue bricks with stone
arch ring, projecting carriage arch, parapet abutments and coping;
these features have been lost at the north end, which has been rebuilt
in red facing bricks.
Listing NGR: SJ5703379913
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