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Latitude: 52.8978 / 52°53'52"N
Longitude: -2.8627 / 2°51'45"W
OS Eastings: 342063
OS Northings: 333722
OS Grid: SJ420337
Mapcode National: GBR 7C.PF3V
Mapcode Global: WH89T.0F39
Entry Name: Bridge Number 56 (Burns Wood Bridge)
Listing Date: 25 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260855
Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12
Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW
9/156 Bridge No. 56 (Burns Wood
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations on
William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with
flat stone-coped parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical
arch with projecting keybricks, flat string course and late C20 oval-shaped
plate numbered "56" on east side. 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 Midiands (3rd edn. 1985), p.
173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.
Listing NGR: SJ4206333722
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