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Description: Bridge Number 60 (Stanks Bridge)
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260858
OS Grid Reference: SJ3910733734
OS Grid Coordinates: 339107, 333734
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8976, -2.9066
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)
8/159 Bridge No. 60 (Stanks
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 and string course. This section of the
Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalga-
mated 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: SJ3910733734
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Source: English Heritage
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