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Bridge Number 66 Bettonwood Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton in Hales, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9328 / 52°55'57"N

Longitude: -2.4924 / 2°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 367001

OS Northings: 337377

OS Grid: SJ670373

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.M73R

Mapcode Global: WH9BX.PKC0

Entry Name: Bridge Number 66 Bettonwood Bridge

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260442

Location: Norton in Hales, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Norton in Hales

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


6/136 Bridge No. 66 (Bettonwood

Canal Bridge. C.1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Dressed red/grey sandstone with tooled dressings. Elliptical arch with
voussoirs and flush keystone. Hump-backed shape with chamfered string
course and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping. Slightly
battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side
with grooves caused by rope haulage. C20 oval metal number plate to
south. 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. Charles Hadfield, The Canals
of the West Midlands, pp. 183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6700137376

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