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Barton's Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton (Owrtyn), Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9558 / 52°57'21"N

Longitude: -2.9629 / 2°57'46"W

OS Eastings: 335406

OS Northings: 340262

OS Grid: SJ354402

Mapcode National: GBR 77.KSWC

Mapcode Global: WH89C.GY9W

Entry Name: Barton's Bridge

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260792

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Flintshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

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Listing Text

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P.
SJ 34 SE
2/92

B.5069

Barton's Bridge

II

Bridge. Dated 1819, probably by Thomas Telford. Regularly coursed and dressed sandstone blocks. Single tall round-headed arch supported on high battered abutments. Rusticated voussoirs struck through to soffit; flat string-course and coped parapet (formerly with iron railings) terminating in rectangular corner piers. Datestone not noted at time of resurvey (February 1987). Spans the Shell Brook, which here forms the boundary with Wales.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 October 2016.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Barton's Bridge
    Carries the B5069 across the Shell Brook which forms the border between Wales and England and the counties of Clwyd and Shropshire. On a bend in the road, approximately 4km SW of Overton.
  • II Shellbrook Hill
    Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12
  • II* Knolton Hall
    On the western edge of the Community, approached by a drive which leaves the main road at the top of Barton’s Bank.
  • II Gwalia
    Set back from the road west of Gwalia Farm, alongside the track leading to Llan-y-Cefn.
  • II Gwalia Farmhouse
    Close to the road on the corner with the lane leading south to Knolton Bryn.
  • II Byre/Stable Range at Gwalia Farm
    Parallel to the street, forming the S boundary of a yard to the E of Gwalia Farmhouse.
  • II Farm-Buildings and Icehouse at Llan-y-Cefn
    Built against the slop on the approach of Llan-y-Cefn.
  • II* Llan-y-Cefn
    Approached by a track adjacent to Gwalia, and about 1 km from the road, above the River Dee.

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