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Broom's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp), Whittington

Description: Broom's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260866

OS Grid Reference: SJ3456932799
OS Grid Coordinates: 334569, 332799
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8887, -2.9739

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire SY11 4NP

Locality: Whittington
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 4NP

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
7/169 Broom's Bridge (that part
- in Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
- II
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with stone
coping terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with flat
string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate numbered "7" 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: SJ3456932799

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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