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Latitude: 52.6967 / 52°41'47"N
Longitude: -2.6809 / 2°40'51"W
OS Eastings: 354079
OS Northings: 311214
OS Grid: SJ540112
Mapcode National: GBR BM.32PW
Mapcode Global: WH8BV.SHK1
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal, Shrewsbury Branch Canal Bridge Approximately 20 Metres to West of Numbers 1 and 2, Canal Cottages
Listing Date: 17 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177227
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259293
Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Atcham
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 51 SW ATCHAM C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL,
SJ 5408 1120 Shrewsbury Branch
3/67 Canal bridge approximately
- 20 metres to west of Nos.1
and 2, Canal Cottages
Canal bridge. Circa 1797. Plum-coloured brick (English bond) with red
brick dressings and grey sandstone coping. Segmental arch with projecting
brick keystone, string course, and curved parapet has square end piers
with pyramidal caps. Included as one of the last surviving unaltered
examples of a bridge in this section of the now disused Shrewsbury arm
of the Shropshire Union Canal (begun 1793 and opened in 1797). Nos.1 and
2 Canal cottages are not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, The
Canals of the West Midlands, David and Charles (1969), Pp.160-3.
Listing NGR: SJ5407911214
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