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Bridge Number 60 (Stanks Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8976 / 52°53'51"N

Longitude: -2.9066 / 2°54'23"W

OS Eastings: 339107

OS Northings: 333734

OS Grid: SJ391337

Mapcode National: GBR 79.PGGW

Mapcode Global: WH89S.BF4H

Entry Name: Bridge Number 60 (Stanks Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260858

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

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 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)

8/159 Bridge No. 60 (Stanks
- 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 stone-coped parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical
arch with projecting keybricks and string course. This section of the
Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalga-
mated 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.


Listing NGR: SJ3910733734

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