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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
Entry Name: Bridge Number 55 (Little Mill Bridge)
Listing Date: 25 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366536
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260854
Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12
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
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 43 SW (Llangollen Branch)
9/155 Bridge No. 55 (Little Mill
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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