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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 79, Oswestry Rural

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 79

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255687

OS Grid Reference: SJ3136925008
OS Grid Coordinates: 331369, 325008
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8182, -3.0198

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire SY10 8JB

Locality: Oswestry Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 8JB

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Listing Text

Maesbury Marsh
6/209 Bridge No. 79


Canal bridge. circa 1796. By William Jessop and Thomas Telford, engineers.
Red brick with coped parapet. Segmental arch with string course and
corner piers. This section of the Ellesmere Canal, opened in 1796
to link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa, became part
of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the
West Midlands (1966) pp. 169-70.

Listing NGR: SJ3136925008

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Source: English Heritage

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