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Shropshire Union Canal Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (That Part in Whittington Cp)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9008 / 52°54'2"N

Longitude: -2.9964 / 2°59'47"W

OS Eastings: 333072

OS Northings: 334167

OS Grid: SJ330341

Mapcode National: GBR 75.PBNB

Mapcode Global: WH89Q.YC91

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Locks at Ngr Sj 3307 3415 (That Part in Whittington Cp)

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255853

Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whittington

Civil Parish/community: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITTINGTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
SJ 3307 3415 (Llangollen Branch)
5/137 Locks at N.G.R. SJ 3307
3415 (that part in
Whittington C.P.)
II
Locks. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and
Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Regularly coursed and dressed limestone
blocks to sides with 2 sets of gates. This section of the former 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 Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985),
p. 173.


Listing NGR: SJ3307234167

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