SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 61

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1029863

Date first listed: 14-May-1985

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 61

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 61

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District Authority)

Parish: Loggerheads

National Grid Reference: SJ 68579 33683

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History

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Details

SJ 63 SE LOGGERHEADS C.P SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL Tyrley 11/162 Bridge No.61

II

Canal bridge. 1829, date on keystone to south side. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings. Wide elliptical arch with voussoirs andkeystone on south; 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, Pp.183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6857933683

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 362644

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, (1967), 295
Hadfield, C, 'The Canals of the British Isles' in The Canals of the West Midlands, (1969), 183-9

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