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Shropshire Union Canal Lockgate Bridge (That Part in Whittington Cp), Hordley

Description: Shropshire Union Canal Lockgate Bridge (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255854

OS Grid Reference: SJ3681931066
OS Grid Coordinates: 336819, 331066
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8733, -2.9401

Location: Hordley, Shropshire SY11 4PB

Locality: Hordley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4PB

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE
(Montgomeryshire Branch)
6/138 Lockgate Bridge (that part
in Whittington C.P.)
Hump-backed canal bridge. Circa 1796 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with coped parapet
terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with projecting keybrick
and string course. This section of the Ellesmere Canal, opened in 1796 to
link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa, became part of the Shropshire
Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985),
p. 170.

Listing NGR: SJ3681931066

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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