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Designed by [[John Arthur Saner]], and built in 1898. It is believed to be the earliest 'floating' swing bridge in Britain, a large proportion of the weight being supported by a tank floating in a chamber.
 
Designed by [[John Arthur Saner]], and built in 1898. It is believed to be the earliest 'floating' swing bridge in Britain, a large proportion of the weight being supported by a tank floating in a chamber.
  
The similar [[Northwich Town Bridge]] is located 1/3 mile downstream.
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The similar [[Northwich Town Swing Bridge]] is located 1/3 mile downstream.
  
  

Latest revision as of 10:03, 16 January 2017

in Northwich, Cheshire

It is one of five large swing bridges taking roads across the River Weaver. The other four are downstream of this bridge.

Designed by John Arthur Saner, and built in 1898. It is believed to be the earliest 'floating' swing bridge in Britain, a large proportion of the weight being supported by a tank floating in a chamber.

The similar Northwich Town Swing Bridge is located 1/3 mile downstream.


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