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Boreton Bridge, Berrington

Description: Boreton Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259677

OS Grid Reference: SJ5162106802
OS Grid Coordinates: 351621, 306802
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6568, -2.7166

Location: Berrington, Shropshire SY5 6HL

Locality: Berrington
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6HL

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Listing Text

SJ 50 NW
SJ 5163 0680
- Boreton Bridge
- II
Bridge. Dated 1826 with late Cl9 and c.1930 alterations. Painted cast
iron span, red brick abutments, corrugated decking, and concrete and
steel balustrade. Single span consisting of 4 cast segmental ribs with
pierced spandrels and lattice girders at right-angles adjoining abutments
at ends; probably late C19 red brick abutments with parapets; c.1930
concrete balustrade with steel balusters and rail. Date cast in central
'keystone' on each side. There has been a bridge on this spot since
1659 but the present structure was re-erected by Thomas, Lord Berwick,
during the period when Thomas Telford was County Surveyor (1797-1834).
The bridge spans the Cound Brook. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.16.

Listing NGR: SJ5162106802

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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