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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366537
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260861
Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12
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
ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 33 SE (Llangollen Branch)
8/163 Bridge No. 63 (Clay Pit
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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