Information for record number MWA7106:
Drawbridge Farm Bridge Bridge No 28 on the Stratford upon Avon canal

Summary Drawbridge Farm Bridge, a rolling lift bridge over the Stratford on Avon Canal. The Bridge was built during the Imperial period and is still in good condition. It is situated 400m east of Wharf Lane.
What Is It?  
Type: Canal, Canal Bridge
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Lapworth
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 16 71
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 This rolling lift bridge is the only one of its type on the Stratford-on-Avon canal and is in good condition. Bridge no 28.
2 Marked on 1st edition OS map
3 Photo of Bridge

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Waterways to Stratford
Author/originator: Hadfield C & Norris J
Date: 1984
Page Number: 119
Source No: 3
Source Type: Internet Data
Title: The Stratford-on-Avon Canal website
Date: 2018
Page Number:
Source No: 2
Source Type: Map
Title: 1st edition 1:2500
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1882-1889
Page Number:
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument CANAL * An artificial navigable waterway used for the transportation of goods. Nowadays also used for recreational purposes. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument WHARF * A large wooden structure built alongside the water's edge where ships may lie for unloading. back
monument BRIDGE * A structure of wood, stone, iron, brick or concrete, etc, with one or more intervals under it to span a river or other space. Use specific type where known. back
monument CANAL BRIDGE * A bridge over a canal. back
monument DRAWBRIDGE * A movable bridge lifted at one end by chains or ropes either to stop traffic passing over it or to let traffic pass under it. back
monument LIFT BRIDGE * A bridge that incorporates a span that moves upwards vertically to provide a passageway for navigation. back
monument FARM * A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known. back

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