Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge
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A standard Thames & Severn canal company designed brick-built accommodation bridge across the tale of Baker’s Mill Upper Lock and is contemporary with it. The bricks are handmade and of a dark red colour, laid to a fairly irregular English bond. The bridge has a segmental arch springing from wedge-shaped stone springers and is protected by a simple projecting brick dripmould.

The wing walls are built with an inward ‘batter’ and curve outwards from the arch to end in pilaster terminals.

On the western side the bridge has been later strengthened with an applied ‘goal-post’ of reinforced concrete. In 2010 the bridge was further reinforced and the steel fencing was replaced.

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge

Baker's Mill Upper Lock Bridge