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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1176962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260865
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
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SW
7/168 Pollett's Bridge (that part
- in Ellesmere Rural C.P.)
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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