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Roving Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wardle, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1088 / 53°6'31"N

Longitude: -2.5795 / 2°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 361304

OS Northings: 357005

OS Grid: SJ613570

Mapcode National: GBR 7Q.83YF

Mapcode Global: WH9B3.B4X1

Entry Name: Roving Bridge

Listing Date: 3 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56834

Location: Wardle, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Wardle

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


3/75 Roving Bridge


Towing path bridge at the junction of the Middlewich Branch of the
Shropshire Union Canal with the Chester to Nantwich length. Circa
1830, said to be by Thomas Telford. Of red and blue bricks with stone
dressing. Very humped,elliptical arch. The north parapet has square
end piers with rectangular 4-way weathered stone copings, whereas the
south parapet sweeps through 90o to join the ground parallel to the
canal. The parapet copings are of segmental section between end
finishings. Projecting weathered stone carriage band at road level.
There is a segmental relieving arch in the abutment of the bridge on
the canal side - opposite the tow path. David Owen, "Cheshire Canals"
Cheshire History No.10 Autumn 1982.

Listing NGR: SJ6130457005

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