Bridge 144 Trent and Mersey Canal - Chells Hill, Cheshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 07.097 W 002° 18.420
30U E 546379 N 5885653
Quick Description: Bridge 144 is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal in Rode Heath.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/17/2017 8:20:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMVGPH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
Views: 4

Long Description:
This is a brick built accommodation bridge which takes a track over the canal. It is located on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Chells Hill. There is no access to the tow path at this bridge.

The bridge number 144 is on metal plaques set into the parapets above the arch on each side of the bridge.

There are moorings located near to this bridge and Chells Hill Farm. Just beyond the bridge, the canal crosses the B5078 on a high embankment and aqueduct.

'Chellshill Bridge No 144 is a minor waterways place on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Harding's Wood to Middlewich) between Wharf Bridge No 154 (Wheelock ) (3 miles and ½ furlongs and 12 locks to the west) and Harding's Wood Junction (Junction of Trent and Mersey Canal and Hall Green Branch) (3 miles and 6½ furlongs and 14 locks to the southeast).' 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?: Farm vehicles

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: Track from Chells Hill Farm

Location:
Chells Hill, East Cheshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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dtrebilc visited Bridge 144 Trent and Mersey Canal - Chells Hill, Cheshire. 7/17/2017 dtrebilc visited it