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BETTONCOPPICE TURNOVER BRIDGE (NUMBER 67)

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: BETTONCOPPICE TURNOVER BRIDGE (NUMBER 67)

List entry Number: 1056070

Location

BETTONCOPPICE TURNOVER BRIDGE (NUMBER 67), SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Adderley

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: 260444

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NORTON IN HALES C.P.

SJ 63 NE

6/138

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

Bettoncoppice Turnover Bridge (Number 67) II

Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red/grey sandstone with tooled dressings. Accommodation bridge combined with roving towpath bridge. Elliptical arch with voussoirs and flush keystone. Humped-back shape with chamfered string course and parapet with square end piers (to north only) and rounded coping. Slightly battered and curved abutments. The towpath part of the bridge is divided from the accommodation part by a stone wall and is approached by ramps from the south. 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.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19 September 2017.

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ6707738081

Map

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