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Bridge Number 70 (That Part in Whittington Cp), Ellesmere Rural

Description: Bridge Number 70 (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255848

OS Grid Reference: SJ3698331887
OS Grid Coordinates: 336983, 331887
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8807, -2.9378

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4PB

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE
(Llangollen Branch)
6/132 Bridge No. 70 (that part
in Whittington C.P.)
Canal bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's
and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with coped stone parapet
ramped down to ends. Elliptical arch with string course and late C20 oval-
shaped plate numbered "70" on east side. This section of the former Elles-
mere Canal was completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated
with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire
Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn.
1985), p.173.

Listing NGR: SJ3698331887

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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