History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Great Hanging Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Croston, Lancashire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6556 / 53°39'20"N

Longitude: -2.8087 / 2°48'31"W

OS Eastings: 346651

OS Northings: 417980

OS Grid: SD466179

Mapcode National: GBR 8VT5.Q9

Mapcode Global: WH864.TCQX

Entry Name: Great Hanging Bridge

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184336

Location: Croston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Croston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Find accommodation in
Croston

Listing Text

CROSTON MEADOW LANE
SD 41 NE
8/84 Great Hanging Bridge
-
- II

Public road bridge over new cut of River Douglas. Probably early to
mid-C18. Rock-faced sandstone. Three-span. Low segmental arches with
triple keystones and archbands, rounded cutwaters and pilastered piers;
parapets of large tooled blocks (probably replacements) that on the south
lettered on the inner side GREAT HANGING BRIDGE. History: River Douglas was
improved for navigation between 1720 and 1742, to provide an outlet from the Wigan
coalfield and the Ribble Estuary. Item closely resembles White Bridge in
Mawdesley CP (qv).


Listing NGR: SD4665117980

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.