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Broom's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8887 / 52°53'19"N

Longitude: -2.9739 / 2°58'25"W

OS Eastings: 334569

OS Northings: 332799

OS Grid: SJ345327

Mapcode National: GBR 76.Q43M

Mapcode Global: WH89R.9N3C

Entry Name: Broom's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260866

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
7/169 Broom's Bridge (that part
- in Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
- II
Accommodation bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with stone
coping terminating in square corner piers. Elliptical arch with flat
string course and late C20 oval-shaped plate numbered "7" on east 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: SJ3456932799

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