SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 54 (WESTCOTTMILL BRIDGE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055362
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 54 (WESTCOTTMILL BRIDGE)

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 54 (WESTCOTTMILL BRIDGE)

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Cheswardine
National Grid Reference:
SJ 71094 29080

Details

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 7029-7129 12/18 Bridge No 54 - (Westcottmill Bridge)

- II

Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red sandstone with tooled ashlar dressings. Elliptical arch with voussiors and flush keystone. Flat string course, and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpatch side with grooves formed by rope haulage. Oval cast-iron number plate. This stretch of canal was built as 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 1845. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, pp. 183-9; Thomas Pellow and Paul Bowen. The Shroppie. A Portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal.

Listing NGR: SJ7109429080

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260168
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985)
Pellow, T, Bowen, P, The Shroppie A Portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal183-9

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 19 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/10013/02
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