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Canal Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, City of Leicester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6384 / 52°38'18"N

Longitude: -1.1443 / 1°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 458001

OS Northings: 304862

OS Grid: SK580048

Mapcode National: GBR FDJ.C2

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.DYB6

Entry Name: Canal Bridge

Listing Date: 5 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475089

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Unitary Authority Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 5804 LEICESTER SOUR LANE
(centre, off)

7/10131 Canal Bridge

II

Canal bridge. 1879. Built for the Midland Railway Co. Cast iron and wrought iron with rock-faced ashlar and brick abutments. Gothic Revival style. Two arch bridge with central rock-faced ashlar pier with curved end supports. Similar rock-faced ashlar abutments with square stone piers topped with pyramidal caps. Each 4-centred arch is made up of 7 cast iron spans with wrought iron bracing tie rods with Tudor rose bosses. Outer faces are decorated with Gothic tracery in the spandrels. Pierced iron balustrade.


Listing NGR: SK5800104862

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