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BRIDGE NUMBER 63 BETTON ROAD 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 63 BETTON ROAD BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1056088

Location

BRIDGE NUMBER 63 BETTON ROAD BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Market Drayton

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: 260389

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 63 SE MARKET DRAYTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

9/85 Bridge No. 63 (Betton Road Bridge)

II Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red sandstone with tooled dressings. Elliptical skew arch with voussoirs and raised keystones. Humped-back shape with 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. Oval cast-iron number plate to south. This stretch of caralwas 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: SJ6831734688

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 68317 34688

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