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Bridge Number 72 Hawksmoor Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Adderley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9576 / 52°57'27"N

Longitude: -2.495 / 2°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 366842

OS Northings: 340140

OS Grid: SJ668401

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.KLGZ

Mapcode Global: WH9BQ.NX3H

Entry Name: Bridge Number 72 Hawksmoor Bridge

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260317

Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Adderley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Adderley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


2/14 Bridge No. 72 (Hawksmoor
- Bridge)

- II

Canal Bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Limewashed red brick with some blue brick dressings. Elliptical arch.
Humped-back shape with chamfered stone string course and parapet with
square end piers and rounded stone coping. Slightly battered and curved
abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves caused
by rope haulage. This stretch of the canal was built as 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. This bridge carries Rectory
Lane across the canal. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands,
pp. 183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6684240140

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