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Latitude: 52.9559 / 52°57'21"N
Longitude: -2.9629 / 2°57'46"W
OS Eastings: 335407
OS Northings: 340265
OS Grid: SJ354402
Mapcode National: GBR 77.KSXN
Mapcode Global: WH89C.GY9V
Entry Name: Barton's Bridge
Listing Date: 27 February 1992
Last Amended: 15 March 1994
Source ID: 1741
Building Class: Transport
Location: 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.
Community: Overton (Owrtyn)
Traditional County: Flintshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Said to have been built in 1819 by Thomas Telford, then County Surveyor for Shropshire - a datestone is referred to by Blackwall, but is no longer visible.
Coursed and dressed sandstone bridge with single, round-headed arch and rusticated voussoirs flanked by distinctively tall and battered abutments that are stepped to the top; string course above. Railings removed to slightly undulating coped parapets which terminate in trapezoidal piers; parapet to downstream side curves out at both ends.
A good example of a small stone arched bridge.
Also listed of a small stone arched bridge.
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