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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260317
Location: Adderley, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Adderley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Adderley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 64 SE ADDERLEY C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
2/14 Bridge No. 72 (Hawksmoor
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,
Listing NGR: SJ6684240140
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