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Latitude: 52.8997 / 52°53'58"N
Longitude: -2.4685 / 2°28'6"W
OS Eastings: 368579
OS Northings: 333683
OS Grid: SJ685336
Mapcode National: GBR 7W.P6XD
Mapcode Global: WH9C4.1CSW
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 61
Listing Date: 14 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029863
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362644
Location: Loggerheads, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Loggerheads
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 63 SE LOGGERHEADS C.P SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
11/162 Bridge No.61
Canal bridge. 1829, date on keystone to south side. Thomas Telford
and Alexander Easton, engineers. Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings.
Wide elliptical arch with voussoirs andkeystone on south; coped
parapet and flat string course. Cast iron posts on towpath side with
grooves for holding ropes, formerly used on narrow boats. This stretch
of canal formerly formed part of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction
Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835), which was absorbed by the
Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became part of the
Shropshire Union in 1846. V.C.H. II, (1967), p.295; Charles Hadfield,
The Canals of the West Midlands, Pp.183-9.
Listing NGR: SJ6857933683
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