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Latitude: 52.8878 / 52°53'16"N
Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W
OS Eastings: 334872
OS Northings: 332703
OS Grid: SJ348327
Mapcode National: GBR 76.Q576
Mapcode Global: WH89R.CN7Z
Entry Name: Pollett's Bridge
Listing Date: 2 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054193
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255849
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Whittington
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 33 SW
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
Canal roving bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with ceramic and brick coping ramped down to towpath approaches on east side and terminating in corner piers on west side. Elliptical arch with string course and round-headed recess on west side.
This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed circa 1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.
The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Ellesmere Rural at List entry 1176962. This entry was removed from the List on 2 October 2017.
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 2 October 2017.
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