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Description: Bridge Number 73 Adderley Pool Bridge
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260318
OS Grid Reference: SJ6656140515
OS Grid Coordinates: 366561, 340515
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9610, -2.4992
SJ 64 SE ADDERLEY C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
2/15 Bridge No. 73 (Adderley
- Pool Bridge)
Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Limewashed red brick with some blue brick dressings. Elliptical arch.
Humped-back shape with chamfered stone string course and parapet with
square end piers and rounded stone coping. Slightly battered and
curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves
caused by rope haulage. Oval cast-iron number plate to south-east.
This stretch of the canal was built as part of the Birmingham and Liverpool
Junction Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835) which was absorbed by
the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became part of
the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West
Midlands, pp. 183-9.
Listing NGR: SJ6656140515
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Source: English Heritage
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