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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 74, West Felton

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 74

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255792

OS Grid Reference: SJ3509627635
OS Grid Coordinates: 335096, 327635
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8423, -2.9650

Location: West Felton, Shropshire SY11 4HX

Locality: West Felton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4HX

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Listing Text

SJ 32 NE
(Montgomeryshire Branch)
8/79 Bridge No. 74

Canal roving bridge. Circa 1796. On William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's
Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with coped parapet. Elliptical arch with
flat string course and ramped approach at right-angles to each side. Cast-
iron plate, numbered "74" on north-east side. 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, Canals
of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985), p. 170.

Listing NGR: SJ3509627635

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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