Spark Bridge No 8A

Croston Road, West Lancashire L40 1SU, United Kingdom
A581
 
Spark Bridge No 8A is a minor waterways place on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Rufford Branch) between Rufford Old Hall (Ancient Half Timbered Manor House. National Trust Property) (5¾ furlongs to the southeast) and Tarleton Junction (Junction of Rufford Branch and River Douglas) (3 miles and 2½ furlongs and 1 lock to the north).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Rufford Old Hall is Spark Bridge Sanitary Station; ½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Tarleton Junction is Fearn's Swing Bridge No 9; 4¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

There is a bridge here which takes a major road over the canal.

Fettlers Wharf Marina1 mile, ¼ furlongs
Chapel Bridge No 78 furlongs
Rufford Old Hall5¾ furlongs
Rufford Swing Bridge No 83¾ furlongs
Spark Bridge Sanitary Station½ furlongs
Spark Bridge No 8A
Fearn's Swing Bridge No 94¾ furlongs
Sollom Lock1 mile, 1¼ furlongs
Strand Bridge No 101 mile, 1¼ furlongs
Bank Bridge Winding Hole2 miles, ½ furlongs
Bank Bridge No 112 miles, 3 furlongs
 
User contributed information about Spark Bridge No 8A
There is a small grassy area with some picnic benches to the South of the bridge. Steps are on the North side of the bridge allowing pedestrian access over the road bridge to Spark Bridge Sanitary Station.
Information last edited Thursday the 15th of February, 2018 at 7:22 PM by TheBiscuits.

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Nearest water point

Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Dean Locks No 90 — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Dean Locks No 90
Pottery Changeline Bridge — 14 miles, ¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Pottery Changeline Bridge
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 14 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Dicconson's Bridge No 17 — 14 miles, 7½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Dicconson's Bridge No 17
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 4 furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Maghull Hall Swing Bridge No 12 — 16 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Maghull Hall Swing Bridge No 12
Blackleach Lane Marina — 18 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Blackleach Lane Marina
Swill Brook Basin — 19 miles, 3 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Swill Brook Basin

Nearest rubbish disposal

Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Moss Bridge No 35 — 4 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Moss Bridge No 35
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 14 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 4 furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Plank Lane Pump Out — 19 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Burscough Bridge Wharf — 4 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge Wharf
Wigan Junction — 14 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction
Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12 — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction, then on the Lancaster Canal (Main Line) to Woodplumpton Road Bridge No 12
Wigan Top Lock Services — 16 miles, 4 furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services

Nearest place to turn

Rufford Old Hall — 5¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Fettlers Wharf Marina — 1 mile, ¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Marsh Meadow Winding Hole — 1 mile, 3¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Bank Bridge Winding Hole — 2 miles, ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tarleton Junction
Tarleton Boat Yard — 3 miles, 1½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Tarleton Junction
Lathom Junction — 4 miles and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Great Score Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1 furlong and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Great Score Winding Hole
Parbold Spur — 7 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Parbold Spur
Scarisbrick Winding Hole — 8 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Scarisbrick Winding Hole
Appley Bridge Winding Hole — 9 miles, ¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Appley Bridge Winding Hole
Halsall Warehouse Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, 1½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Halsall Warehouse Bridge Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Dean Locks — 10 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Winding Hole below Dean Locks
Halsall Hill Bridge Winding Hole — 10 miles, 4½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Halsall Hill Bridge Winding Hole
Winding Hole above Lock No 8 — 11 miles, 6½ furlongs and 3 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Winding Hole above Lock No 8
Crooke Underground Canal — 11 miles, 7 furlongs and 9 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Crooke Underground Canal
Ell Meadow Winding Hole — 12 miles, 6½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Ell Meadow Winding Hole
Ribble Link Lock No 5 Winding Hole — 13 miles and 6 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link Lock No 5 Winding Hole
Downholland Winding Hole — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Downholland Winding Hole
Ribble Link Staircase Winding Hole — 13 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link Staircase Winding Hole
Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction — 13 miles, 5 furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Tarleton Junction, then on the River Douglas to Douglas Mouth, then on the River Ribble to Ribble - Savick Brook Junction, then on the Ribble Link to Ribble Link - Lancaster Canal Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Spark Bridge Sanitary Station — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Lathom Junction
Plank Lane Pump Out — 19 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Pump Out

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Scarisbrick Marina — 8 miles, 6 furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Lathom Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Scarisbrick Marina
 

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