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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 60

A Grade II Listed Building in Loggerheads, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.889 / 52°53'20"N

Longitude: -2.4615 / 2°27'41"W

OS Eastings: 369043

OS Northings: 332488

OS Grid: SJ690324

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.Q2KS

Mapcode Global: WH9C4.5N33

Plus Code: 9C4VVGQQ+H9

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 60

Listing Date: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029862

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362643

ID on this website: 101029862

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Loggerheads

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Canal bridge. C.1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings. Wide elliptical hump-backed
arch with voussoirs; coped parapet and string course. Cast iron posts
on towpath side with grooves for holding ropes, formerly used on narrow
boats. This stretch of canal formerly formed part of the Birmingham
and Liverpool Junction Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835), which was
absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually
became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. The bridge, with its
painted voussoirs and string course, forms a picturesque group with
the first (southernmost) of Tyrley Locks (not included) and the buildings
on Tyrley Wharf (q.v.). V.C.H. II, (1967), p.295; Charles Hadfield,
The Canals of the West Midlands, (1966), Pp.183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6904332487

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