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Bridge Number 64, Ellesmere Rural

Description: Bridge Number 64

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260862

OS Grid Reference: SJ3858032210
OS Grid Coordinates: 338580, 332210
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8838, -2.9142

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY12 9AZ

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 9AZ

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)

8/164 Bridge No. 64
- 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 "62" on north-west 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: SJ3858032210

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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