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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HAYHURST BRIDGE OVER WEAVER NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL CABIN

List entry Number: 1310259

Location

HAYHURST BRIDGE OVER WEAVER NAVIGATION, AND CONTROL CABIN, CHESTER WAY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityNorthwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57625

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History

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Details

SJ 67 SE NORTHWICH C.P. CHESTER WAY

5/31 Hayhurst Bridge over Weaver Navigation, and Control Cabin

II

Swing bridge, 1899, steel, of one pivoted span with asymmetrical bowstring lattice girders; pivot on west bank of river. Steel double gates at each end on ornate cast iron posts. A cast iron plaque at west end of each girder is inscribed, in raised capitals, ERECTED BY THE WEAVER NAVIGATION TRUSTEES:1899: ENGINEER J A SANER M. INST. C.E: CONTRACTOR FOR METAL WORK A HANDYSIDE AND COMPANY LTD. DERBY AND LONDON.

Timber framed weatherboarded control cabin has oblique face to river and bridge, band of small-pane casements, pointed roof with ornate cast iron finial and wooden steps to river bank.

This and Baron's Quay Bridge (q.v.) are believed to be the earliest electrically powered swing bridges in Britain.

Listing NGR: SJ6564973592

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National Grid Reference: SJ 65649 73592

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