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Shropshire Union Canal Pollett's Bridge (That Part in Whittington Cp), Whittington

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Pollett's Bridge (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255849

OS Grid Reference: SJ3487032702
OS Grid Coordinates: 334870, 332702
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8878, -2.9694

Location: Whittington, Shropshire SY11 4NP

Locality: Whittington
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4NP

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
5/133 Pollett's Bridge (that part
in Whittington C.P.)
Canal roving bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with ceramic
and brick coping ramped down to towpath approaches on east side and terminating
in corner piers on west side. Elliptical arch with string course and round-
headed recess on west side. This section of the former Ellesmere 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.

Listing NGR: SJ3487032702

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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