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Bridge Number 50 (Hampton Bank Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9044 / 52°54'15"N

Longitude: -2.818 / 2°49'4"W

OS Eastings: 345080

OS Northings: 334424

OS Grid: SJ450344

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.P00C

Mapcode Global: WH89T.P897

Plus Code: 9C4VW53J+QR

Entry Name: Bridge Number 50 (Hampton Bank Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260851

Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welshampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

The following structure was removed from the List on 5 August 1994:

SJ 43 SE (Llangollen Branch)

10/151 Bridge No 50 (Hampton Bank


SJ 43 SE (Llangollen Branch)

10/151 Bridge No. 50 (Hampton
- Bank Bridge)
- II
Road 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 painted cast-iron plate numbered
"50" on north side. Lean-to with round-headed arch to west on south side
formerly housed stop-planks used during repairs to canal. 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, 57.

Listing NGR: SJ4508034423

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