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Latitude: 52.8442 / 52°50'38"N
Longitude: -2.4054 / 2°24'19"W
OS Eastings: 372791
OS Northings: 327481
OS Grid: SJ727274
Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.SXXY
Mapcode Global: WH9CC.0RVZ
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 49 (Hazeldines Bridge)
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175954
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260162
Location: Cheswardine, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Cheswardine
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 72 NW
8/12 Bridge No 49
- (Hazeldines Bridge)
Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton,
engineers. Dressed red sandstone with tooled ashlar dressings. Elliptical
arch with voussoirs and flush keystone. Decidedly humped-back shape with
flat string course and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping.
Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath
side with grooves caused by rope haulage. C20 oval number plate. This
stretch of 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. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, pp 183-9; Thomas
Pellow and Paul Bowen. The Shroppie. A portrait of the Shropshire Union
Listing NGR: SJ7279127481
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