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Latitude: 52.8991 / 52°53'56"N
Longitude: -2.8343 / 2°50'3"W
OS Eastings: 343974
OS Northings: 333838
OS Grid: SJ439338
Mapcode National: GBR 7D.PG16
Mapcode Global: WH89T.FDKC
Entry Name: Bridge Number 52 (Greaves Bridge)
Listing Date: 25 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055906
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260852
Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12
Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Lyneal-cum-Colemere St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)
9/152 Bridge No. 52 (Greaves
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations on
William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with
stone-coped parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch
with projecting keybricks, string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate
numbered "52" on north side. This section of the 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; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.
Listing NGR: SJ4397433838
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