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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 74

A Grade II Listed Building in West Felton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8423 / 52°50'32"N

Longitude: -2.965 / 2°57'54"W

OS Eastings: 335096

OS Northings: 327635

OS Grid: SJ350276

Mapcode National: GBR 77.SSB7

Mapcode Global: WH89Y.FT9D

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 74

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255792

Location: West Felton, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: West Felton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: West Felton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 32 NE
(Montgomeryshire Branch)
8/79 Bridge No. 74

Canal roving bridge. Circa 1796. On William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's
Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with coped parapet. Elliptical arch with
flat string course and ramped approach at right-angles to each side. Cast-
iron plate, numbered "74" on north-east side. This section of the Ellesmere
Canal, opened in 1796 to link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa,
became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals
of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985), p. 170.

Listing NGR: SJ3509627635

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