Warburton Bridge

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Warburton Bridge
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Warburton Bridge, Manchester Ship Canal - Geograph - 53915.jpg
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From: Warburton
To: Hollins Green
Location
Warburton
County
Lancashire
Opening Date
1863
Toll
12p
On road(s)
B5159

Warburton Bridge is a bridge on the B5159 across the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal between Warburton and Hollins Green and as such crosses the historic boundary between Lancashire and Cheshire.

A stone bridge was erected across the River Mersey in 1863. With the construction of the Ship Canal a high level bridge was built, the river was diverted and its course is now dried up.

In May 2018, the toll booth was burned down.

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Warburton Bridge
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