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Latitude: 52.6942 / 52°41'39"N
Longitude: -2.1896 / 2°11'22"W
OS Eastings: 387284
OS Northings: 310739
OS Grid: SJ872107
Mapcode National: GBR 185.5U3
Mapcode Global: WHBFC.BJLX
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Aqueduct over Watling Street
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1039259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271584
Location: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19
District: South Staffordshire
Civil Parish: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton A
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Brewood St Mary and St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 81 SE
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
Aqueduct over Watling Street
Aqueduct 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.
The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1039347. That entry was removed from the List on 7 November 2016.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 7 November 2016.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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