Bridgwater & Taunton Canal - Structures

Creech Bridge – Canal Bridge No.27


Bridge Name:   Creech Bridge – Canal Bridge No.27
No.:   31
Build Date:   1827
Engineer:   James Hollinsworth
p>Road bridge carries St Michael Road. Restored late C20. Engineer James Hollinsworth. Red brick, Flemish bond, saddle back coping. Single span. Tow path retaining wall on South side, cast iron fenders to abutments of bridge on towpath. The canal closed 1911. Part of a good group of bridges along the canal.1
Taunton Stop Line Demolition No. 24. There are 6 infilled demolition charge chamber visible in the brickwork under southern arch of bridge.2

English Heritage Listed Building Number: 270589. First Listed on 17/05/1985. English Heritage Unified Designation System Asset Number: 1060523

References:   1. Somerset Historic Environment Record no.40517
2. Somerset Historic Environment Record no.16797