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Bridge Number 68 Adderley Lees Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9446 / 52°56'40"N

Longitude: -2.491 / 2°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 367104

OS Northings: 338689

OS Grid: SJ671386

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.LFFZ

Mapcode Global: WH9BX.Q70Y

Entry Name: Bridge Number 68 Adderley Lees Bridge

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260312

Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Adderley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Norton-in-Hales St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


6/9 Bridge No. 68 (Adderley
- Lees Bridge)

- II

Canal Bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Dressed red/grey sandstone with tooled dressings. Elliptical arch
with voussoirs and raised keystone. Hump-backed shape with chamfered
string course and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping.
Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on
towpath side with grooves caused by rope haulage. C20 oval metal number
plate to south. This stretch of the canal was built as part of the
Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835)
which was which was absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845
and eventually became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles
Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, pp. 183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6710438688

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