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Bridge No 33 (Hassel's Lift Up Bridge Number 1)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9658 / 52°57'56"N

Longitude: -2.7141 / 2°42'50"W

OS Eastings: 352137

OS Northings: 341175

OS Grid: SJ521411

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.K18R

Mapcode Global: WH89H.8QV6

Entry Name: Bridge No 33 (Hassel's Lift Up Bridge Number 1)

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260683

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL,
SJ 54 SW
SJ 5213 4117 Llangollen Branch
1/126 Bridge No. 33 (Hassel's
- Lift-up Bridge No.l)
- II

Canal lift bridge. Circa 1804. William Jessop and Thomas Telford
engineers. Bascule bridge, consisting of a braced wooden frame supporting
a pair of pivotted wooden beams, attached by chains to the deck of the
bridge at one end and counterweighted at the other. The Ellesmere Canal
Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became
part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals
of the West Midlands (1fcst edn. 1966), pp. 166-183; Edward Wilson, The
Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal, pp. 19-22.


Listing NGR: SJ5213741175

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