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Latitude: 52.8182 / 52°49'5"N
Longitude: -3.0198 / 3°1'11"W
OS Eastings: 331369
OS Northings: 325008
OS Grid: SJ313250
Mapcode National: GBR 74.VJZ9
Mapcode Global: WH8B3.LF6B
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 79
Listing Date: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367343
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255687
Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10
Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Maesbury St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 32 NW OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
6/209 Bridge No. 79
Canal bridge. circa 1796. By William Jessop and Thomas Telford, engineers.
Red brick with coped parapet. Segmental arch with string course and
corner piers. This section of the Ellesmere Canal, opened in 1796
to link with the Montgomeryshire Canal at Carreghofa, became part
of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the
West Midlands (1966) pp. 169-70.
Listing NGR: SJ3136925008
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