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Cherryeye Bridge at Sk 014 481

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0309 / 53°1'51"N

Longitude: -1.9803 / 1°58'48"W

OS Eastings: 401419

OS Northings: 348182

OS Grid: SK014481

Mapcode National: GBR 25J.XVZ

Mapcode Global: WHBCX.K27R

Entry Name: Cherryeye Bridge at Sk 014 481

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274701

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ipstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ipstones St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

IPSTONES C.P. CALDON CANAL
SK 04 NW
SK 014 481
10/209
- Cherryeye bridge
at SK 014 481

- II

Canal road bridge, now redundant. Circa 1779. Coursed dressed and
squared stone. Labelled, roughly 3-centred arch, flat-top parapet
humped over span and slightly curved out at ends. The Cherryeye
bridge received its name on account of its use as an access route
to a nearby ironstone mine (now disused) by the miners who on their
return home had a distinctly cherryeye appearance from the ironstone
dust. The Caldon Canal was built to carry limestone from Caldon Low
and was completed to Froghall by 1779. First surveyed by James
Brindley, succeeded by Henshaw and completed by John Rennie circa
1801.


Listing NGR: SK0141948181

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