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Cottage Immediately East of Bridge Number 62 (Coachman's Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8907 / 52°53'26"N

Longitude: -2.9147 / 2°54'52"W

OS Eastings: 338556

OS Northings: 332977

OS Grid: SJ385329

Mapcode National: GBR 79.PSLY

Mapcode Global: WH89S.6L9R

Entry Name: Cottage Immediately East of Bridge Number 62 (Coachman's Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260860

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

SJ 33 SE (south-east side)
(Llangollen Branch)

8/162 Cottage immediately east
- of Bridge No. 62 (Coachman's
Canal-worker's cottage. Circa 1797 to 1801 with later additions and
alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red
brick; hipped graded slate roof with deep boarded eaves and late C19 axial
red brick ridge stack. Square plan. 2 storeys. Segmental-headed C19
casement on each floor to centre. Boarded door to right under C19 gabled
timber porch with outline of earlier gabled porch above. Mid-to late C19
brick lean-to to rear (canal 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 Midlands (3rd edn. 1985), p. 173;
Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.

Listing NGR: SJ3855632976

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