Survey Data

Reg No

14916033


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural, Technical


Original Use

Bridge


In Use As

Bridge


Date

1800 - 1805


Coordinates

231670, 225230


Date Recorded

10/10/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Single-arch masonry bridge, built c.1802, carrying an accommodation track across the Grand Canal. Random rubble limestone construction. Semi-elliptical arch profile. Towpath on each side passing under bridge. Vossoirs of finely dressed limestone blocks. String couse extending across face to terminating piers. Parapets coped with dressed limestone blocks. Humped deck and ramped approaches.

Appraisal

This canal bridge is one of the many similarly designed canal bridges built to span the Grand Canal. It is a well executed and unaltered example. This section of the canal was opened in 1804.