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Manchester and Ashton Under Lyne Canal Bridge Number 16

A Grade II Listed Building in Droylsden East, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4776 / 53°28'39"N

Longitude: -2.151 / 2°9'3"W

OS Eastings: 390077

OS Northings: 397883

OS Grid: SJ900978

Mapcode National: GBR FXF7.33

Mapcode Global: WHB9H.XVXD

Entry Name: Manchester and Ashton Under Lyne Canal Bridge Number 16

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212746

Location: Tameside, M43

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Droylsden East

Built-Up Area: Droylsden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Droylsden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


Bridge No. 16


Footbridge. 1838 on datestone. Rock-faced and hammer-dressed
stone. Segmental arch. Large vertically set slabs form the
parapet walls rising above a band. Square terminating piers.
Locally known as the Camel's Hump or Jamaica Bridge. E.
Keaveney and D. L. Brown, A History of the Manchester to
Ashton-under-Lyne Canal, 1974.

Listing NGR: SJ9007797883

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