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Latitude: 52.8838 / 52°53'1"N
Longitude: -2.9142 / 2°54'51"W
OS Eastings: 338580
OS Northings: 332210
OS Grid: SJ385322
Mapcode National: GBR 79.Q6MM
Mapcode Global: WH89S.6SK1
Entry Name: Bridge Number 64
Listing Date: 25 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055909
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260862
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12
Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)
8/164 Bridge No. 64
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later alterations
on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with
stone-coped parapet terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch
with projecting keybricks, string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate
numbered "62" on north-west side. This section of the Ellesmere Canal was
completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the
Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in
1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985),
p. 173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.
Listing NGR: SJ3858032210
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