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Bridge Number 52 (Greaves Bridge), Welshampton and Lyneal

Description: Bridge Number 52 (Greaves Bridge)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260852

OS Grid Reference: SJ4397433838
OS Grid Coordinates: 343974, 333838
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8991, -2.8343

Location: Lyneal, Shropshire SY12 0LQ

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

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Listing Text

SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)

9/152 Bridge No. 52 (Greaves
- Bridge)
- II
Accommodation 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 late C20 oval-shaped plate
numbered "52" on north side. 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.

Listing NGR: SJ4397433838

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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