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Bridge Number 70

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8808 / 52°52'50"N

Longitude: -2.9378 / 2°56'16"W

OS Eastings: 336984

OS Northings: 331893

OS Grid: SJ369318

Mapcode National: GBR 78.QDW9

Mapcode Global: WH89R.VV6D

Entry Name: Bridge Number 70

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260864

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P.
SJ 33 SE
8/167

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
(Llangollen Branch)

Bridge No. 70

II

Road bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with stone-coped parapet ramped down to ends. Elliptical arch with string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate numbered "70" on east side.

This section of the Ellesmere Canal was completed circa 1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846 .

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1367399. That entry was removed from the List on 21 November 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21 November 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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