POLLETT'S BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054193

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: POLLETT'S BRIDGE, SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: POLLETT'S BRIDGE, SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ellesmere Rural

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Whittington

National Grid Reference: SJ3487232703

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WHITTINGTON C.P.

SJ 33 SW

5/133

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

(Llangollen Branch)

Pollett's Bridge

II

Canal roving bridge. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick with ceramic and brick coping ramped down to towpath approaches on east side and terminating in corner piers on west side. Elliptical arch with string course and round-headed recess on west side.

This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed circa 1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.

The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Ellesmere Rural at List entry 1176962. This entry was removed from the List on 2 October 2017.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 2 October 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 255849

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 173
Wilson, E, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal, (1975), 19-20

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