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Cosford Bridge (That Part in Shifnal)

A Grade II Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6386 / 52°38'18"N

Longitude: -2.326 / 2°19'33"W

OS Eastings: 378038

OS Northings: 304590

OS Grid: SJ780045

Mapcode National: GBR 078.DS0

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.7YN1

Entry Name: Cosford Bridge (That Part in Shifnal)

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255260

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


9/6 Cosford Bridge
(that part in Shifnal C.P.)


Bridge. Circa 1780. Traditionally attributed to Telford. Sandstone
ashlar. Single span segmental arch with raised keystone, flat string
course, plain parapet, quadrant plan. The bridge is said to have replaced
an earlier packhorse bridge which was not demolished until circa 1870; it
appears to have been widened on the South (downstream) side, possibly
following the erection of the nearby pumping station (q.v. Holyhead Road,
Albrighton C.P.). Cosford Bridge is now little used following the diversion
of the Holyhead Road to the South in the late 1960's. T.S.A.S., 2nd Series
XI (1899) p.p. 108 - 10.

Listing NGR: SJ7804904589

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

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