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Description: Shropshire Union Canal Aqueduct over Watling Street (That Part in Brewood Civil Parish)
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 271397
OS Grid Reference: SJ8728510735
OS Grid Coordinates: 387285, 310735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6941, -2.1896
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BREWOOD C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 81 SE
2/115 Aqueduct over Watling Street
(That part in Brewood C.P.)
Aqueduct. Dated 1832. By Thomas Telford, engineer.
Cast iron box girder span; blue brick abutments with
stone dressings. Single segmental arch below girders
taken to concave abutments with roll moulded stone string
at springing level, and bounded by engaged stone columns
taken up above corbelled stone tow path coping and
ornamental cast iron parapet railings to slightly domed
cappings. Inscription in centre panel of beam reads:
"Birmingham and Liverpool Canal Thos. Telford F.R.S.I.& E.
Engineer 1832". C20 blue brick plinth added to allow
lowering of carriageway.
Listing NGR: SJ8728510735
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Source: English Heritage
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