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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1237334
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428421
Location: Whixall, Shropshire, SY13
Civil Parish: Whixall
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Whixall St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
WHIXALL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION
SJ 53 SE CANAL (Edstaston
5/208 Squinch bridge
- over stream approx.
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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