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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 43

A Grade II Listed Building in Whixall, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9234 / 52°55'24"N

Longitude: -2.7289 / 2°43'43"W

OS Eastings: 351093

OS Northings: 336467

OS Grid: SJ510364

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.MX88

Mapcode Global: WH89P.1ST7

Plus Code: 9C4VW7FC+9C

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 43

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428416

ID on this website: 101237311

Location: Welsh End, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whixall

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whixall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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2/203 Bridge No. 43
- II
Canal bridge. Circa 1800 on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's
Ellesmere Canal. Red brick with some engineering brick patching;
coped stone parapet. Single elliptical arch with keybricks, string
course, parapet and corner piers. Retains cast-iron plate above
arch on north side with bridge number "43" in raised lettering.
The section of the former Ellesmere Canal between Welsh Frankton
and Tilstock Park on which Bridge No. 43 is situated, was built between
1797 and 1804. 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) pp.177, 331.

Listing NGR: SJ5109336467

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