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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 61

A Grade II Listed Building in Loggerheads, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8997 / 52°53'58"N

Longitude: -2.4685 / 2°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 368579

OS Northings: 333683

OS Grid: SJ685336

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.P6XD

Mapcode Global: WH9C4.1CSW

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 61

Listing Date: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362644

Location: Loggerheads, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Loggerheads

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

11/162 Bridge No.61


Canal bridge. 1829, date on keystone to south side. Thomas Telford
and Alexander Easton, engineers. Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings.
Wide elliptical arch with voussoirs andkeystone on south; coped
parapet and flat 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. V.C.H. II, (1967), p.295; Charles Hadfield,
The Canals of the West Midlands, Pp.183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6857933683

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