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Bridge Number 52 (Greaves Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260852

Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)

9/152 Bridge No. 52 (Greaves
- Bridge)
- II
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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