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Bridge Number 62 (Coachman's Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8907 / 52°53'26"N

Longitude: -2.915 / 2°54'54"W

OS Eastings: 338534

OS Northings: 332977

OS Grid: SJ385329

Mapcode National: GBR 79.PSJC

Mapcode Global: WH89S.6L5R

Entry Name: Bridge Number 62 (Coachman's Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260859

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)

8/161 Bridge No. 62 (Coachman's
- Bridge)
GV II
Road 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 string course. This section of the Ellesmere Canal was completed
c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester C anal
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: SJ3853432977

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