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Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 59

A Grade II Listed Building in Loggerheads, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8868 / 52°53'12"N

Longitude: -2.4578 / 2°27'28"W

OS Eastings: 369290

OS Northings: 332248

OS Grid: SJ692322

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.Q3JC

Mapcode Global: WH9C4.6PVR

Plus Code: 9C4VVGPR+PV

Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Bridge Number 59

Listing Date: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362641

ID on this website: 101377594

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, TF9

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Loggerheads

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Canal bridge. C.1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers.
Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings. Wide elliptical arch with
voussoirs; coped parapet and flat string course. Cast iron posts on
towpath side with grooves for holding ropes, formerly used on narrow
boats. This stretch of canal formerly formed part of the Birmingham
and Liverpool Junction Canal (Act passed 1826, opened 1835), which was
absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually
became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. V.C.H. II (1967), p.295;
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1966), Pp.183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6929032247

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