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Bridge Number 56 (Burns Wood Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260855

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: Ellesmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
9/156 Bridge No. 56 (Burns Wood
- Bridge)
- II
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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