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Bridge Number 50 (Hampton Bank Bridge), Welshampton and Lyneal

Description: Bridge Number 50 (Hampton Bank Bridge)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260851

OS Grid Reference: SJ4508034423
OS Grid Coordinates: 345080, 334423
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9044, -2.8180

Location: B5063, Lyneal, Shropshire SY12 0QE

Locality: Welshampton and Lyneal
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 0QE

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Listing Text

The following building shall be removed from the list:-

SJ 43 SE (Llangollen Branch)

10/151 Bridge No 50 (Hampton Bank


SJ 43 SE (Llangollen Branch)

10/151 Bridge No. 50 (Hampton
- Bank Bridge)
- II
Road bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with stone-coped
parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with
projecting keybricks, string course and painted cast-iron plate numbered
"50" on north side. Lean-to with round-headed arch to west on south side
formerly housed stop-planks used during repairs to canal. This section
of the Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company
amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the
Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands
(3rd edn. 1985), p. 173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal
(1975), pp. 19-20, 57.

Listing NGR: SJ4508034423

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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