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Latitude: 52.9391 / 52°56'20"N
Longitude: -2.4914 / 2°29'28"W
OS Eastings: 367073
OS Northings: 338084
OS Grid: SJ670380
Mapcode National: GBR 7V.LTKB
Mapcode Global: WH9BX.PDT4
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 67 Bettoncoppice Turnover Bridge
Listing Date: 5 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056070
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260444
Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Norton in Hales
Civil Parish/community: Adderley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Adderley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
NORTON IN HALES C.P.
SJ 63 NE
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
Bettoncoppice Turnover Bridge (Number 67)
Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red/grey sandstone with tooled dressings. Accommodation bridge combined with roving towpath bridge. Elliptical arch with voussoirs and flush keystone. Humped-back shape with chamfered string course and parapet with square end piers (to north only) and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. The towpath part of the bridge is divided from the accommodation part by a stone wall and is approached by ramps from the south. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves caused by rope haulage. C20 oval metal number plate to south.
This stretch of the canal was built as part of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835) which was absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19 September 2017.
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