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Bridge Number 68 (Prices Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8804 / 52°52'49"N

Longitude: -2.9308 / 2°55'50"W

OS Eastings: 337458

OS Northings: 331843

OS Grid: SJ374318

Mapcode National: GBR 78.QNKK

Mapcode Global: WH89R.YVKP

Entry Name: Bridge Number 68 (Prices Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260863

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 SE; 8/166

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P.,
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL (Llangollen Branch),
Bridge No. 68 (Prices Bridge)

II

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 "68" on east side. This section of the Ellesmere Canal was opened
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: SJ3745831842

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