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Description: Shropshire Union Canal Paddock Bridge Number 2 (That Part in Whittington Cp)
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255852
OS Grid Reference: SJ3390132902
OS Grid Coordinates: 333901, 332902
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8895, -2.9838
WHITTINGTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
5/136 Paddock Bridge No.2
(that part in Whittington
Canal bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's
and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with stone coping terminating
in square corner piers. Segmental arch with wooden ribs supporting boarded
trackway; 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.
Listing NGR: SJ3390132902
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Source: English Heritage
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