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Pollett's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittington, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8878 / 52°53'16"N

Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 334870

OS Northings: 332704

OS Grid: SJ348327

Mapcode National: GBR 76.Q576

Mapcode Global: WH89R.CN7Z

Entry Name: Pollett's Bridge (That Part in Ellesmere Rural Cp)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260865

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

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
(Llangollen Branch)
7/168 Pollett's Bridge (that part
- in Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
- II
Roving bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William
Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with
ceramic and brick coping ramped down to towpath approaches on east side
and terminating in corner piers on west side. Elliptical arch with string
course and round-headed recess on west side, formerly housing 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: SJ3487032703

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