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Shropshire Union Canal Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (That Part in Whittington Cp), Ellesmere Rural

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255853

OS Grid Reference: SJ3307234167
OS Grid Coordinates: 333072, 334167
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9008, -2.9964

Location: Weston Rhyn, Shropshire SY10 7BP

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 7BP

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
SJ 3307 3415 (Llangollen Branch)
5/137 Locks at N.G.R. SJ 3307
3415 (that part in
Whittington C.P.)
Locks. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and
Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Regularly coursed and dressed limestone
blocks to sides with 2 sets of gates. 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: SJ3307234167

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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