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Shropshire Union Canal (Edstaston Branch) Squinch Bridge over Stream Approximately 15 Metres North East of Allmans Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9093 / 52°54'33"N

Longitude: -2.7579 / 2°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 349123

OS Northings: 334920

OS Grid: SJ491349

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.NNLK

Mapcode Global: WH89V.L4XH

Plus Code: 9C4VW65R+PR

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal (Edstaston Branch) Squinch Bridge over Stream Approximately 15 Metres North East of Allmans Bridge

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428421

Location: Whixall, 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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Listing Text

SJ 53 SE CANAL (Edstaston
Branch, east

5/208 Squinch bridge
- over stream approx.
15m north-east
of Allmans Bridge
Squinch bridge. Circa 1800-06 over drainage ditch running under
the Prees Branch of William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere
Canal. Red brick with rebuilt coped parapet and single segmental
arch. Probably associated with the drainage of Whixall Moss, over
which the Prees Branch of the Ellesmere Canal was constructed between
c.1800 and 1806. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the
Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union
in 1846. Included for group value. Charles Hadfield, Canals of
the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985) pp.177, 331.

Listing NGR: SJ4912334920

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