Survey Data

Reg No

14911011


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Technical


Original Use

Bridge


In Use As

Bridge


Date

1790 - 1800


Coordinates

253465, 231641


Date Recorded

22/09/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Single-arch masonry canal bridge, built c.1797, spanning Grand Canal. Squared random rubble, brought to courses. Semi-elliptical arch with dressed voussoirs. Parapets coped with dressed limestone blocks. String course extends to terminal piers. Deck is humped with ramped approaches. Limestone and concrete towing paths flanking canal under bridge.

Appraisal

One of a group of structures associated with the Grand Canal, this bridge is an intact example of the late eighteenth bridges.