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Cantlop Bridge, Berrington

Description: Cantlop Bridge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 May 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 259711

OS Grid Reference: SJ5173806244
OS Grid Coordinates: 351738, 306244
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6518, -2.7148

Location: Berrington, Shropshire SY5 6HJ

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cantelop Bridge, a Single Span Cast Iron Bridge over the Cound Brook, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

SJ 50 NW
SJ 5174 0624
3/57 Cantlop Bridge
- II*
Bridge. 1818, by Thomas Telford. Dressed red and grey sandstone
abutments with ashlar dressings; painted cast iron span and railings.
Slightly curved and ramped abutments with chamfered quoins, string courses,
and moulded cornices; single segmental span consisting of 4 lattice
ribs; railings with dograil, dogbars and shaped end balusters. Old
photographs show a cast iron plate above the centre of the arch.
"THOMAS TELFORD ESQR/ ENGINEER / 1818", but this was not visible at
time of survey (March 1985). Thomas Telford was county surveyor from
1787 to 1834; this section.of the Shrewsbury-Acton Burnell road was turn-
piked in 1797. It is also said that the bridge was built in 1812 to
the designs of Thomas Telford. The bridge spans the Cound Brook.
A.M., county no. 293; V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 16; Shropshire Libraries
photograph collection.

Listing NGR: SJ5172406249

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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