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Shropshire Union Canal Paddock Bridge Number 1 (That Part in Whittington Cp), Whittington

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Paddock Bridge Number 1 (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255851

OS Grid Reference: SJ3440932826
OS Grid Coordinates: 334409, 332826
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8889, -2.9763

Location: A495, Whittington SY11 4NP

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

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
5/135 Paddock Bridge No. 1
(that part in Whittington
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. Horseshoe elliptical arch with flat
string course. 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: SJ3440932826

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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