- 9 Jun 2002
- Boreton Bridge, Berrington, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BERRINGTON C.P. - SJ 50 NW SJ 5163 0680 3/25 - Boreton Bridge - II Bridge. Dated 1826 with late Cl9 and c.1930 alterations. Painted cast iron span, red brick abutments, corrugated decking, and concrete and steel balustrade. Single span consisting of 4 cast segmental ribs with pierced spandrels and lattice girders at right-angles adjoining abutments at ends; probably late C19 red brick abutments with parapets; c.1930 concrete balustrade with steel balusters and rail. Date cast in central 'keystone' on each side. There has been a bridge on this spot since 1659 but the present structure was re-erected by Thomas, Lord Berwick, during the period when Thomas Telford was County Surveyor (1797-1834).
The bridge spans the Cound Brook. V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.16.
Listing NGR: SJ5162106802
Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Joachim, M. I.
Rights Holder: Joachim, M. I.
Brick, Cast Iron, Concrete, Steel, Georgian Bridge, Monument <By Form>, Transport