Three Bridges No 205

A road bridge (A4127) crosses the canal which crosses a railway
Also known as: Windmill Bridge
Windmill Lane, Southall, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Three Bridges No 205 is a major waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford) between Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction (Junction of Grand Union Canal (Main Line) and the River Thames) (3 miles and 4 furlongs and 10 locks to the east) and Bull's Bridge Junction (Junction with Grand Union Paddington Branch. Opposite is a dry dock.) (2 miles and 4 furlongs and 2 locks to the west).
The nearest place in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction is Hanwell Top Lock No 92; 1¼ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Bull's Bridge Junction is Winding Hole between Three Bridges and Norwood Lock No 91; ¾ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Aliance and Leicester cashpoints (ATM machines) (710 away)

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There are in fact 3 bridges here - Known locally as Three Bridges, it was part of the last railway project engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Work began in 1856 to carry both a road (Windmill Lane) and the canal over the Great Western and Brentford Railway in a deep cutting at the same point; so that the line of the railway would avoid violating Osterley Park. The principle design features of the bridge are a central brick pier supporting large metal beams which surround the canal in an 8 ft deep cast iron trough and vertical girders and side walls with arches which support the road. [from]
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 THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL - a highway laid with water.
An account of the Grand Junction Canal, 1792 - 1928, with a postscript. By Ian Petticrew and Wendy Austin.


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Three Bridges is a neighbourhood within the town of Crawley, in the county of West Sussex in England.

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