Bridgwater & Taunton Canal - Structures

Bridgwater Road Bridge – Canal Bridge No.29


Bridge Name:   Bridgwater Road Bridge – Canal Bridge No.29
No.:   34
Build Date:   1827
Engineer:   James Hollinsworth
Road bridge carries A38 Bridgwater Road.
Parapet renewed late C20. Red brick, Flemish bond, concrete coping, brick work courses of parapet renewed and piers partly rebuilt. Single span. Tow path retaining wall on South side, fender to abutment on East front missing. The canal closed in 1911. Part of a good group of bridges surviving along canal.1

br> English Heritage Listed Building Number: 270732. First Listed on 17/05/1985. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1060459

References:   1. Somereset Historic Environment Record no.40657