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Paddock Bridge Number 2 (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp), Ellesmere Rural

Description: Paddock Bridge Number 2 (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260868

OS Grid Reference: SJ3390232904
OS Grid Coordinates: 333902, 332904
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8895, -2.9838

Location: Whittington, Shropshire SY11 4NR

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

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
7/171 Paddock Bridge No. 2
- (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. Red brick with stone coping
terminating in square corner piers. Segmental arch with wooden ribs
supporting boarded trackway; string course. 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 Hadrieid, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985), p.
173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal- (1975), pp. 19-20.

Listing NGR: SJ3390232904

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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