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Bridge Number 68 (Prices Bridge), Ellesmere Rural

Description: Bridge Number 68 (Prices Bridge)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260863

OS Grid Reference: SJ3745831842
OS Grid Coordinates: 337458, 331842
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8804, -2.9308

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY11 4PB

Locality: Ellesmere Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4PB

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)

8/166 Bridge No. 68 (Prices 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 "68" on east side. his section of the Ellesmere Canal was opened
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: SJ3745831842

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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