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Bridge Number 54 (Misseach Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8962 / 52°53'46"N

Longitude: -2.8421 / 2°50'31"W

OS Eastings: 343448

OS Northings: 333530

OS Grid: SJ434335

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.PL4D

Mapcode Global: WH89T.9GWJ

Entry Name: Bridge Number 54 (Misseach Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260853

Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lyneal-cum-Colemere St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)
Bridge No. 54 (Misseach
9/154 Bridge)
-
- II

Shown on O.S. map as Yell Bridge.
Accommodation 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 projecting keybricks, string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate
numbered "54" on east side. West side has round-headed alcove (infilled
on east side) with iron door, which formerly housed stop-planks used
during repairs to canal. This section of the Ellesmere Canal was completed
c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal
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, 57.


Listing NGR: SJ4344833530

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