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Latitude: 52.9467 / 52°56'48"N
Longitude: -2.53 / 2°31'47"W
OS Eastings: 364484
OS Northings: 338943
OS Grid: SJ644389
Mapcode National: GBR 7S.LHYN
Mapcode Global: WH9BX.36JB
Entry Name: The North Western of the Two Shavington Bridges Approximately 650 Metres to South West of Bankhouse Farmhouse
Listing Date: 10 February 1959
Last Amended: 5 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366496
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260424
Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Adderley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Adderley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 63 NW MORETON SAY C.P. SHAVINGTON PARK
SJ 6447 3894
5/118 The north-western of
10.2.59 the two Shavington Bridges
approx. 650 metres to
south-west of Bankhouse
Farmhouse (formerly listed
as Bridges at Shavington
Bridge. Probably late C18, widened in 1940. Grey sandstone ashlar.
2 segmental arches with round-topped circular breakwaters and flanking
pilaster buttresses. Quadrant wing walls. Moulded string course to
parapet and square end piers with globe finials (only one at north-west
and remaining. July 1986). Initially built by the estate this bridge
and its neighbour (see Adderley C.P.) were Widened by the County Council
in 1940, reusing the ashlar masonry. The bridges carry the minor road
from Adderley to Wilkesley across the River Duckow at a point where it
has been widened to form an ornamental lake known as the Long Pool.
Bankhouse farmhouse is in Adderley C.P. and is not included on this list.
Anthony Blackwall, Historic Bridges of Shropshire, Shropshire Libraries,
Listing NGR: SJ6448438943
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