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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 79

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8182 / 52°49'5"N

Longitude: -3.0198 / 3°1'11"W

OS Eastings: 331369

OS Northings: 325008

OS Grid: SJ313250

Mapcode National: GBR 74.VJZ9

Mapcode Global: WH8B3.LF6B

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 79

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255687

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Maesbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 32 NW OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
Maesbury Marsh
6/209 Bridge No. 79
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GV II

Canal bridge. circa 1796. By William Jessop and Thomas Telford, engineers.
Red brick with coped parapet. Segmental arch with string course and
corner piers. This section of the Ellesmere Canal, opened in 1796
to link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa, became part
of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the
West Midlands (1966) pp. 169-70.


Listing NGR: SJ3136925008

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