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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
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
SJ 65 NW WARDLE C.P. BARBRIDGE JUNCTION
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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