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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366525
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260683
Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13
Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
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)
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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