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Description: Shropshire Union Canal, Shrewsbury Branch Canal Bridge Approximately 20 Metres to West of Numbers 1
Date Listed: 17 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 259293
OS Grid Reference: SJ5407911214
OS Grid Coordinates: 354079, 311214
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6967, -2.6809
SJ 51 SW ATCHAM C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL,
SJ 5408 1120 Shrewsbury Branch
3/67 Canal bridge approximately
- 20 metres to west of Nos.1
and 2, Canal Cottages
Canal bridge. Circa 1797. Plum-coloured brick (English bond) with red
brick dressings and grey sandstone coping. Segmental arch with projecting
brick keystone, string course, and curved parapet has square end piers
with pyramidal caps. Included as one of the last surviving unaltered
examples of a bridge in this section of the now disused Shrewsbury arm
of the Shropshire Union Canal (begun 1793 and opened in 1797). Nos.1 and
2 Canal cottages are not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, The
Canals of the West Midlands, David and Charles (1969), Pp.160-3.
Listing NGR: SJ5407911214
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Source: English Heritage
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