Categories of Special Interest
Architectural, Scientific, Technical
In Use As
1790 - 1800
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.
One of a group of structures associated with the Grand Canal, this bridge is an intact example of the late eighteenth bridges.