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Bridge Number 55 (Little Mill Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8958 / 52°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.852 / 2°51'7"W

OS Eastings: 342776

OS Northings: 333491

OS Grid: SJ427334

Mapcode National: GBR 7C.PPQ3

Mapcode Global: WH89T.5G4V

Plus Code: 9C4VV4WX+85

Entry Name: Bridge Number 55 (Little Mill Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260854

Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lyneal-cum-Colemere St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)

9/155 Bridge No. 55 (Little Mill
- Bridge)
Slightly hump-backed road bridge. Circa 1797 to 1801 with minor later
alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal.
Red brick with stone-coped parapet terminating in square corner piers.
Elliptical arch with projecting keybricks, string course and cast-iron
plate numbered "55" on east side. This section of the Ellesmere Canal
was completed c.1801. 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), p.
173; Edward Wilson, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal (1975), pp. 19-20.

Listing NGR: SJ4277633491

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