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Cheswardine Road Bridge (Bridge Number 56)

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton upon Tern, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260171

Location: Sutton upon Tern, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cheswardine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SJ 73 SW



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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