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© Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS

IoE Number: 56834
Location: ROVING BRIDGE,
  WARDLE, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Howard W Hilton ARPS
Date Photographed: 16 September 2001
Date listed: 03 August 1984
Date of last amendment: 03 August 1984
Grade II

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SJ 65 NWWARDLE C.P.BARBRIDGE JUNCTION3/75Roving BridgeII

SJ 65 NW WARDLE C.P. BARBRIDGE JUNCTION 3/75 Roving Bridge II Towing path bridge at the junction of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal with the Chester to Nantwich length. Circa 1830, said to be by Thomas Telford. Of red and blue bricks with stone dressing. Very humped,elliptical arch. The north parapet has square end piers with rectangular 4-way weathered stone copings, whereas the south parapet sweeps through 90o to join the ground parallel to the canal. The parapet copings are of segmental section between end finishings. Projecting weathered stone carriage band at road level. There is a segmental relieving arch in the abutment of the bridge on the canal side - opposite the tow path. David Owen, "Cheshire Canals" Cheshire History No.10 Autumn 1982.

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