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Lancaster Canal Dolphinlee Bridge (Number 105)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bulk, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0616 / 54°3'41"N

Longitude: -2.7867 / 2°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 348601

OS Northings: 463132

OS Grid: SD486631

Mapcode National: GBR 8PZG.GS

Mapcode Global: WH847.557N

Entry Name: Lancaster Canal Dolphinlee Bridge (Number 105)

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383093

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Bulk

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/1/61 (East side (off))
Dolphinlee Bridge (No.105)


Accommodation bridge. c1797. Designed by John Rennie
(engineer). For the Lancaster Canal Company. Coursed squared
sandstone. Semi-elliptical arch with a triple keystone, of
which the central part is rock-faced, a band and parapets with
rounded copings and rectangular terminals. At the water line
in the side of the towpath wall, and on the further side of
the arch, are segment-headed recesses with a central slot;
these were made to hold temporary shuttering to isolate
sections of the canal, and thus prevent water loss in the
event of repairs or a breach.

Listing NGR: SD4860163132

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