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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055910
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260866
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY11
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
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
7/169 Broom's Bridge (that part
- in Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
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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