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Description: Shropshire Union Canal Broom's Bridge (That Part in Whittington Cp)
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255850
OS Grid Reference: SJ3456932797
OS Grid Coordinates: 334569, 332797
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8886, -2.9739
WHITTINGTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
5/134 Broom's Bridge (that
part in Whittington C.P.)
Canal bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's
and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with stone coping
terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with flat string course
and late C20 oval-shaped plate numbered "7" on east 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.173.
Listing NGR: SJ3456932797
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Source: English Heritage
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