Categories of Special Interest
In Use As
1800 - 1805
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.
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.