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Latitude: 52.8552 / 52°51'18"N
Longitude: -2.4267 / 2°25'36"W
OS Eastings: 371365
OS Northings: 328720
OS Grid: SJ713287
Mapcode National: GBR 7X.S522
Mapcode Global: WH9CB.PHMH
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 53 (Hallemans Bridge)
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308081
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260167
Location: Cheswardine, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Cheswardine
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 72 NW
8/17 Bridge No 53
- (Hallemans Bridge)
Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Dressed red sandstone with tooled ashlar dressings. Elliptical arch with
voussoirs and flush keystone. Flat string course, and parapet with square
end piers and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-
iron corner posts on towpatch side with grooves formed by rope haulage. Oval
cast-iron number plate. This stretch of canal was built as part of the
Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (act passed 1826, opened 1835), which
was absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became
part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West
Midlands, pp. 183-9. Thomas Pellow and Paul Bowen, The Shroppie. A portrait
of the Shropshire Union Canal.
Listing NGR: SJ7136528719
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