Bridgwater & Taunton Canal - Structures

Charlton Bridge – Canal Bridge No.24


Bridge Name:   Charlton Bridge – Canal Bridge No.24
No.:   28
Location:   ST 2909 2656 (ST 22 NE)
Build Date:   1827
Engineer:   James Hollinsworth
Bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. 1827. Engineer James Hollinsworth. Red brick, Flemish bond, saddle back coping. Single span. Retaining wall to towpath on South side. The canal closed 1911. Probably the best surviving example of a good group of bridges along the canal.1

English Heritage Listed Building Number: 270584. First Listed on 17/05/1985. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1308009 {2}

References:   Somerset HER Ref:40512