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BRIDGE NUMBER 66 BETTONWOOD BRIDGE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: BRIDGE NUMBER 66 BETTONWOOD BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1056069

Location

BRIDGE NUMBER 66 BETTONWOOD BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Norton in Hales

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260442

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 63 NE NORTON IN HALES C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

6/136 Bridge No. 66 (Bettonwood Bridge) II

Canal Bridge. C.1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red/grey sandstone with tooled dressings. Elliptical arch with voussoirs and flush keystone. Hump-backed shape with chamfered string course and parapet with square end piers and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves caused by rope haulage. C20 oval metal number plate to south. This stretch of the 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 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, pp. 183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6700137376

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 183-9

National Grid Reference: SJ 67001 37376

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