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Latitude: 53.2582 / 53°15'29"N
Longitude: -2.5164 / 2°30'58"W
OS Eastings: 365649
OS Northings: 373592
OS Grid: SJ656735
Mapcode National: GBR BZWR.0Q
Mapcode Global: WH99C.9CZJ
Entry Name: Hayhurst Bridge over Weaver Navigation, and Control Cabin
Listing Date: 19 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57625
Location: Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Northwich
Built-Up Area: Northwich
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Northwich St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 67 SE NORTHWICH C.P. CHESTER WAY
5/31 Hayhurst Bridge over
Weaver Navigation, and
Swing bridge, 1899, steel, of one pivoted span with asymmetrical
bowstring lattice girders; pivot on west bank of river. Steel double
gates at each end on ornate cast iron posts. A cast iron plaque at
west end of each girder is inscribed, in raised capitals, ERECTED BY
THE WEAVER NAVIGATION TRUSTEES:1899: ENGINEER J A SANER M. INST. C.E:
CONTRACTOR FOR METAL WORK A HANDYSIDE AND COMPANY LTD. DERBY AND
Timber framed weatherboarded control cabin has oblique face to river
and bridge, band of small-pane casements, pointed roof with ornate
cast iron finial and wooden steps to river bank.
This and Baron's Quay Bridge (q.v.) are believed to be the earliest
electrically powered swing bridges in Britain.
Listing NGR: SJ6564973592
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