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Basford Bridge 44 - Cheddleton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire,UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 03.967 W 002° 01.741
30U E 565062 N 5880066
Quick Description: Basford Bridge No 44 is located on the Caldon Canal at Basford Bridge Road, Cheddleton.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/25/2018 5:31:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMXKM2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
Basford Bridge No 44 is located on the Caldon Canal Branch of the Trent and Mersey Canal, near to the Churnet Valley Railway Station at Cheddleton.
The stone arch bridge carries Basford Bridge Lane over the canal. (visit link)

The Caldon Branch of the Trent and Mersey Canal was built between Etruria and Froghall in 1776 at a cost of £23,560 and opened in 1779. It was built specifically to carry limestone from the quarries at Cauldon Low, near Froghall to Stoke-on-Trent. (visit link) (visit link)
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles, bikes, pedestrians, hikers

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Caldon Canal


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Basford Bridge Lane

Location:
Cheddleton, Stoke-on-Trent


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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