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Bridge Number 63 (Clay Pit Bridge)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8876 / 52°53'15"N

Longitude: -2.9196 / 2°55'10"W

OS Eastings: 338223

OS Northings: 332638

OS Grid: SJ382326

Mapcode National: GBR 78.Q5BL

Mapcode Global: WH89S.4P04

Entry Name: Bridge Number 63 (Clay Pit Bridge)

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260861

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welsh Frankton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)

8/163 Bridge No. 63 (Clay Pit
- Bridge)
- II
Accommodation 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 keybrick on south side, string course and late C20
oval-shaped plate numbered "63" on north. 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: SJ3822332637

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