Bridge 141 Trent and Mersey Canal - Rode Heath, Cheshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 06.799 W 002° 17.687
30U E 547203 N 5885108
Quick Description: Bridge 141 is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Rode Heath.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/17/2017 7:31:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMVGP8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 4

Long Description:
This is a brick built bridge which takes a minor road, Low Street, over the canal. It is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Rode Heath. There is access to the tow path at this bridge.

The bridge number 141 is carved in stone plaques set into the parapets above the arch on each side of the bridge.

'Rode Heath Bridge No 141 is a minor waterways place on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Harding's Wood to Middlewich) between Harding's Wood Junction (Junction of Trent and Mersey Canal and Hall Green Branch) (3 miles and ¾ furlongs and 13 locks to the southeast) and Wharf Bridge No 154 (Wheelock ) (3 miles and 6¼ furlongs and 13 locks to the west).' 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, pedestrians

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


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

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Low Street

Location:
Rode Heath, Cheshire.


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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dtrebilc visited Bridge 141 Trent and Mersey Canal - Rode Heath, Cheshire. 7/17/2017 dtrebilc visited it