Best Bridges List – UK

Best Bridges List – UK

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Here’s a selection of the best bridges UK

  1. Salth Bridge, Bridge 82 – Trent and Mersey Canal
Salt Bridge, Bridge 82, Trent and Mersey canal
Salt Bridge, Bridge 82, Trent and Mersey canal

This is a listed building: –

Canal road bridge. Probably of late C18 origins, rebuilt/expanded together with adjacent railway
bridge.

Red brick and brindled brick with ashlar parapet and dressings. Single span with towpath.
Segmental headed arch. Stone springing stones, impost bands and arch rings on both sides. Remains of stone quoins to west off-side. Arch rings stepped outwards to east side. Recessed panel with
surrounding band above arch to west side.
Stone cornice above band of corbelled, brindled bricks on both sides.

The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.

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