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Latitude: 52.9278 / 52°55'39"N
Longitude: -3.057 / 3°3'25"W
OS Eastings: 329040
OS Northings: 337229
OS Grid: SJ290372
Mapcode National: GBR 73.MMWH
Mapcode Global: WH89J.0NKW
Entry Name: Chirk Bridge
Listing Date: 2 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367346
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255716
Location: St. Martin's, Shropshire, LL14
Civil Parish: St. Martin's
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Weston Rhyn St John
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
ST. MARTIN'S C.P.
SJ 23 NE
Bridge. Circa 1798 by Thomas Telford with later repairs and alterations. Yellow sandstone ashlar. Single segmental arch, projecting keystone and rusticated voussoirs struck through to soffit. Flat string course, pilasters, coped parapet and rectangular corner piers. The contract for construction was awarded to John Simpson of Shrewsbury for which he was paid £1,093. Minor repairs were carried out by Thomas Stanton and Edward Haycock in 1831 and 1844 respectively. The bridge was widened in reinforced concrete during the 1920s but was faced with the original masonry. Spans the River Ceiriog.
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