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Worsley Bridge - Bridgewater Canal- Manchester
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Address: Worsley
County: Lancashire
Country: England
OS Grid Ref: SD740001
Type: Turnbridge
Built: pre 1848
Construction: wood
Power: Manual
Use: Towpath
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The swing bridge at the entrance to the Barton Moss Branch
The swing bridge at the entrance to the Barton Moss Branch
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Technical Information:
Visited by: John and Norma Corbridge,
Present Condition: Unknown
General notes:
Found on 1848 OS map.

John and Norma tell me that this bridge carried the towpath over the entrance to Barton Moss Canal - a 3/4 mile brnach that was originally intended to link up with the River Irwell via the Salteye Brook. This link was never completed, and the branch was used mainly to carry waste onto the mosses for dumping.
Acknowledgements :   John and Norma Corbridge 
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