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© Mr Geraint Wyn Jones

IoE Number: 55196
Location: IRON BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER DEE, ALDFORD APPROACH TO EATON HALL
  ALDFORD, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Geraint Wyn Jones
Date Photographed: 10 September 1999
Date listed: 04 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 04 June 1952
Grade I

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SJ 4160ALDFORD C.PALDFORD APPROACH TOEATON HALL9/1Iron Bridge over theRiver Dee

SJ 4160 ALDFORD C.P ALDFORD APPROACH TO EATON HALL 9/1 Iron Bridge over the River Dee 4/6/1952 (Formerly listed under Eaton Civil Parish) I Bridge, 1824, by William Hazledine for the 1st Marquis of Westminster. Cast iron with yellow sandstone abutments. A single span of 50 metres forming a lofty segmental arch has open spandrels, containing lattice bracing ornamented with cusped mouchettes, trefoils and quatrefoils. Cast iron railings with dogbars and cusped heads to panels. Cast iron double gates at crown of bridge. Carriageway bands have raised cast lettering: at the west end William Hazledine, Director (north side) and William Stuttle, Clerk of Works (south); at the east end William Crossley, Surveyor (north side) and William Stuttle, Junior Founder (south). The massive sandstone abutments, curved in plan, terminate in octagonal piers. The western half of the bridge is in Poulton civil parish.

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