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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260863
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
SJ 33 SE; 8/166
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P.,
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL (Llangollen Branch),
Bridge No. 68 (Prices Bridge)
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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