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Latitude: 52.8678 / 52°52'3"N
Longitude: -2.4469 / 2°26'48"W
OS Eastings: 370010
OS Northings: 330123
OS Grid: SJ700301
Mapcode National: GBR 7X.R65G
Mapcode Global: WH9CB.D51V
Entry Name: Cheswardine Road Bridge (Bridge Number 56)
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308054
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260171
Location: Sutton upon Tern, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Cheswardine
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 73 SW
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL, Haywood Road
Chewardine Road Bridge (Bridge Number 56)
Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red sandstone with tooled ashlar dressings. Elliptical arch with voussoirs and raised keystone. Flat string course, and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. Oval cast-iron number plate.
This stretch of the canal was built as part of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (act passed 1826, opened 1835), which was absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 September 2017.
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