Old Road Bridge, Trent and Mersey Canal - Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
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N 52° 57.077 W 002° 10.405
30U E 555534 N 5867170
Quick Description: Old Road Bridge 104 is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Barlaston.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/30/2019 9:17:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM10A1K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 3

Long Description:
Old Road Bridge 104 (also known as Wedgwood Drive) is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Barlaston. It is a brick built bridge that carries the road Wedgwood Drive over the canal near the Wedgwood Factory and Estate.
There is an additional footbridge adjacent to the original accommodation bridge.

"Old Road Bridge No 104 is a minor waterways place on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria) between Etruria Junction (Junction with the Trent and Mersey Canal, Caldon Branch, Uttoxeter 30 miles) (5 miles and 1 furlong and 6 locks to the north) and Great Haywood Junction (Junction of Trent and Mersey and Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canals) (13 miles and 7 furlongs and 12 locks to the southeast).
The nearest place in the direction of Etruria Junction is Trentham Lock Footbridge; 2½ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Great Haywood Junction is Wedgwood Visitor Moorings; ½ furlongs away.
There is access to the towpath here.
Mooring here is good (a nice place to moor) .
There is a bridge here which takes a minor road over the canal." Source: (visit link)

The Trent and Mersey Canal is a 93.5-mile long canal (150.5 km) in the East Midlands, West Midlands, and north-west of England, from Shadlow to Preston Brook. The first sod was cut by Josiah Wedgwood in July 1766 year Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent. The canal was completed in 1777 and included more than 70 locks and five tunnels, with the company headquarters in Stone. (visit link)
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles, bikes

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Trent and Mersey Canal


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: No

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Wedgwood Drive a minor road

Location:
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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