SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 55 (GOLDSTONE BRIDGE)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308050
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 55 (GOLDSTONE BRIDGE)

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL BRIDGE NUMBER 55 (GOLDSTONE 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 70534 29422

Details

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 7029-7129 12/19 Bridge No 55 - (Goldstone Bridge)

- II

Canal bridge. Circa 1830. Thomas Telford and Alexander Easton, engineers. Dressed red sandstone with tooled ashlar dressings. Elliptical arch with voussoirs and 3 flush keystones. Flat string course, and parapet with square end piers and rounded copings. Slightly battered and curved abutments. Cast-iron corner posts on towpath side with grooves formed by rope haulage. Oval cast-iron number plate. This stretch of the canal was build as part of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (act passed 1826, passed 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. Thomas Pellow and Paul Bowen, The Shroppie. A portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal.

Listing NGR: SJ7053429422

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260169
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 183-9
Pellow, T, Bowen, P, The Shroppie A Portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/10013/30
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