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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176944
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260860
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12
Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural
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 33 SE (south-east side)
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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