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Shropshire Union Canal Lockgate Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8733 / 52°52'23"N

Longitude: -2.9401 / 2°56'24"W

OS Eastings: 336818

OS Northings: 331061

OS Grid: SJ368310

Mapcode National: GBR 78.R0B1

Mapcode Global: WH89Y.T14L

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Lockgate Bridge

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255854

Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whittington

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SE

(Montgomeryshire Branch)

Lockgate Bridge


Hump-backed road bridge. Circa 1796 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with coped parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with projecting keybrick and string course. This section of the Ellesmere Canal, opened in 1796 to link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa, became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1177050. That entry was removed from the List on 14 December 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 December 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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