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Description: Aqueduct Carrying Shropshire Union Canal
Shropshire Union Canal Aqueduct over Watling Street (That
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 271584
OS Grid Reference: SJ8728310742
OS Grid Coordinates: 387283, 310742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6942, -2.1896
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SJ 81 SE STRETTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
5/77 Aquaduct over Watling
- Street (that part in
Aquaduct dated 1832. 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 towpath coping and ornamental cast iron parapet railings
to slightly domed cappings. Cast inscription in centre panel of beam reads
'Birmingham and Liverpool Canal Thos. Telford F.R.S.I, and E. Engineer 1832'.
C20 blue brick plinth added to allow lowering of carriageway.
Listing NGR: SJ8728310742
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Source: English Heritage
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