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Oxford Canal Tilting Bridge Approximately 600 Metres North of Duke's Cut

A Grade II Listed Building in Gosford and Water Eaton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7973 / 51°47'50"N

Longitude: -1.2924 / 1°17'32"W

OS Eastings: 448893

OS Northings: 211199

OS Grid: SP488111

Mapcode National: GBR 7X5.B2N

Mapcode Global: VHCXM.K330

Entry Name: Oxford Canal Tilting Bridge Approximately 600 Metres North of Duke's Cut

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243277

Location: Gosford and Water Eaton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX2

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Gosford and Water Eaton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wolvercote

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GOSFORD AND WATER EATON OXFORD CANAL
SP41SE
5/40 Tilting bridge approx. 60Om. N
of Duke's Cut
- II
Tilting canal bridge and embankment walls. Late C18 by James Brindley. Wooden
bridge; brick walls with stone details. Flat wooden bridge with long raking
counterwight beams. Widening embankment walls have brick copings, sloping away
from the bridge, and have large rusticated stone blocks set into the brickwork
beneath the bridge to act as fenders. This type of bridge is unique to the
Oxford Canal.


Listing NGR: SP4889311199

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