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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 49 (Hazeldines Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheswardine, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260162

Location: Cheswardine, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cheswardine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 72 NW
8/12 Bridge No 49
- (Hazeldines Bridge)

- II

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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