Lift Bridge No 164

Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Lift Bridge No 164 is a minor waterways place on the Oxford Canal (Southern Section - Main Line) between Banbury Lock No 29 (Banbury Town Centre) (½ furlongs to the southeast) and Caves Bridge No 157 (3 miles and ½ furlongs and 2 locks to the northeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Caves Bridge No 157 is Tooley's Boatyard (Historic drydock and workshops); ¼ furlongs away.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Aliance and Leicester cashpoints (ATM machines) (85 away); HSBC cashpoints (ATM machines) (199 away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (315 away); Nationwide Building Society cashpoints (ATM machines) (87 away); Natwest Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (163 away); Santander Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (243 away)

This is a lift bridge.

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Nearest water point

Banbury Lock No 29 — ½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cherwell Street Facilities — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Wharf — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Heyford Wharf Bridge No 206 — 12 miles, 7 furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Napton Top Lock No 16 — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction

Nearest rubbish disposal

Cherwell Street Facilities — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Wharf — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Cherwell Street Facilities — ¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction

Nearest place to turn

Grimsbury Wharf — 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Southam Road Winding Hole — 6¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Calthorpe Winding Hole — 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Southam Road Footbridge Arm — 1 mile, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Twyford Wharf Winding Hole — 3 miles and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cropredy Wharf Bridge No 153 — 4 miles, 3½ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Cropredy Marina (Small Mooring Basin) — 5 miles, ½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Winding Hole above Nell Bridge Lock — 5 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Clattercote Bridge No 147 — 6 miles, 3 furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Somerton Deep Lock Winding Hole — 8 miles, 4 furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Fenny Compton Marina — 10 miles, 3½ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Fenny Compton Wharf — 10 miles, 6 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Heyford Wharf Winding Hole — 12 miles, 6½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
The Cleeves Winding Hole — 13 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Kirtlington Winding Hole — 16 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Enslow Winding Hole — 17 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Napton Top Lock No 16 — 18 miles, 2 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Old Engine House Arm Junction — 19 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Sovereign Wharf — 1¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Twyford Wharf — 3 miles, ¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Cropredy Marina — 5 miles, ¼ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Napton Junction
Aynho Wharf — 6 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
Enslow Wharf — 18 miles and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of End of Hythe Bridge Arm
 

Wikipedia has a page about Lift Bridge

A vertical-lift bridge or just lift bridge is a type of movable bridge in which a span rises vertically while remaining parallel with the deck.

The vertical lift offers several benefits over other movable bridges such as the bascule and swing-span bridge. Generally speaking they cost less to build for longer moveable spans. The counterweights in a vertical lift are only required to be equal to the weight of the deck, whereas bascule bridge counterweights must weigh several times as much as the span being lifted. As a result, heavier materials can be used in the deck, and so this type of bridge is especially suited for heavy railroad use.

Although most vertical-lift bridges use towers, each equipped with counterweights, some use hydraulic jacks located below the deck. An example is the 52-foot (16 m) span bridge at St Paul Avenue in Milwaukee (see also table bridges). Another design used balance beams to lift the deck, with pivoting bascules located on the top of the lift towers. An example of this kind was built at La Salle in Illinois, USA.

The biggest disadvantage to the vertical-lift bridge (in comparison with many other designs) is the height restriction for vessels passing under it. This is a result of the deck remaining suspended above the passageway.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Lift Bridge
[Vertical-lift bridge] [Bascule bridge] [Arthur Kill Vertical Lift Bridge] [PATH Lift Bridge] [Aerial Lift Bridge] [Turnbridge Lift Bridge] [Cherry Street lift bridge] [Salford Quays lift bridge] [Park Avenue Bridge (New York City)] [Portage Lake Lift Bridge]
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