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Shropshire Union Canal, Shrewsbury Branch Canal Bridge Approximately 20 Metres to West of Numbers 1 and 2, Canal Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Atcham, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6967 / 52°41'47"N

Longitude: -2.6809 / 2°40'51"W

OS Eastings: 354079

OS Northings: 311214

OS Grid: SJ540112

Mapcode National: GBR BM.32PW

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.SHK1

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal, Shrewsbury Branch Canal Bridge Approximately 20 Metres to West of Numbers 1 and 2, Canal Cottages

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259293

Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Atcham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5408 1120 Shrewsbury Branch

3/67 Canal bridge approximately
- 20 metres to west of Nos.1
and 2, Canal Cottages

- II

Canal bridge. Circa 1797. Plum-coloured brick (English bond) with red
brick dressings and grey sandstone coping. Segmental arch with projecting
brick keystone, string course, and curved parapet has square end piers
with pyramidal caps. Included as one of the last surviving unaltered
examples of a bridge in this section of the now disused Shrewsbury arm
of the Shropshire Union Canal (begun 1793 and opened in 1797). Nos.1 and
2 Canal cottages are not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, The
Canals of the West Midlands, David and Charles (1969), Pp.160-3.

Listing NGR: SJ5407911214

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