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Bridge Number 73 Adderley Pool Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.961 / 52°57'39"N

Longitude: -2.4992 / 2°29'57"W

OS Eastings: 366561

OS Northings: 340515

OS Grid: SJ665405

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.KKFS

Mapcode Global: WH9BQ.LT3Y

Entry Name: Bridge Number 73 Adderley Pool Bridge

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260318

Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Adderley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Adderley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


2/15 Bridge No. 73 (Adderley
- Pool Bridge)

- II

Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Limewashed red brick with some blue brick dressings. Elliptical arch.
Humped-back shape with chamfered stone string course and parapet with
square end piers and rounded stone coping. Slightly battered and
curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves
caused by rope haulage. Oval cast-iron number plate to south-east.
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. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West
Midlands, pp. 183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6656140515

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