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Chirkbank Bridge (Bridge Number 21)

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston Rhyn, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9268 / 52°55'36"N

Longitude: -3.0546 / 3°3'16"W

OS Eastings: 329203

OS Northings: 337119

OS Grid: SJ292371

Mapcode National: GBR 73.MNHR

Mapcode Global: WH89J.1PQM

Entry Name: Chirkbank Bridge (Bridge Number 21)

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255821

Location: Weston Rhyn, Shropshire, LL14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Weston Rhyn

Built-Up Area: Chirk Bank

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Rhyn St John

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WEST0N RHYN C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 23 NE
1/107 Chirkbank Bridge
(Bridge No. 21)
II
Canal bridge. Circa 1800 on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere
Canal. Uncoursed limestone rubble abutments with ashlar string course
and parapet. Cambered arch with stone lintel and projecting keystone has
cast-iron ribs to soffit; retangular corner piers with shallow pyramidal
capping. Cast-iron plate numbered "21" on east side. This section of
the Ellesmere Canal was opended in 1801 to link Chirk with Welsh Frankton.
Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985) p.173 A. Black-
wall, Historic Bridges of Shropshire (1985) pp. 58-9.


Listing NGR: SJ2920337119

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