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Description: Bridge Number 55 (Little Mill Bridge)
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260854
OS Grid Reference: SJ4277633491
OS Grid Coordinates: 342776, 333491
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8958, -2.8521
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)
9/155 Bridge No. 55 (Little Mill
Slightly hump-backed 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 cast-iron
plate numbered "55" on east 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: SJ4277633491
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Source: English Heritage
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