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Redbrook Bridge (partly in Whitchurch Urban Civil Parish, Shropshire)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9662 / 52°57'58"N

Longitude: -2.7274 / 2°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 351243

OS Northings: 341230

OS Grid: SJ512412

Mapcode National: GBR 7J.K40Y

Mapcode Global: WH89H.2PJX

Entry Name: Redbrook Bridge (partly in Whitchurch Urban Civil Parish, Shropshire)

Listing Date: 27 February 1992

Last Amended: 20 October 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1743

Building Class: Transport

Location: On the A525 approximately 3km W of Whitchurch town centre.

County: Wrexham

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Locality: Redbrook

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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An early C19 bridge, possibly built by Thomas Telford, County Surveyor for Shropshire from 1788. It is shown as single-carriageway on the 1873 Ordnance Survey, and was later widened, perhaps re-using the original masonry.


A single-span bridge of double-carriageway with footway. Its original S side is ashlar with a rusticated arch between slightly battered abutments, and a coped parapet above a raised band. The parapet is splayed outward on each side to square terminal piers. The N side has similar detail but has been rebuilt.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as a fine early C19 road bridge.

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