Bridge 27 - Llangollen Canal - Grindley Brook, Shropshire, UK.
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N 52° 59.149 W 002° 42.739
30U E 519312 N 5870731
Quick Description: Bridge 27 is known as Grindley Railway Bridge and is located on the Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal near Grindley Brook.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/20/2019 11:28:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM10ZZ6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 7

Long Description:
Grindley Railway Bridge, No 27 is located on the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal.
It is a brick built, arch bridge which carried the Whitchurch - Chester railway. It was abandoned in 1964.
(visit link)
"Grindley Railway Bridge No 27 is a minor waterways place on the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) between Whitchurch Branch Junction (Junction of Whitchurch Branch with Llangollen Canal) (1 mile and 3¼ furlongs and 6 locks to the southeast) and Marbury Lock No 10 (Marbury village half a mile south) (3 miles and 5½ furlongs and 3 locks to the northeast).
The nearest place in the direction of Whitchurch Branch Junction is Grindley Brook Bridge No 28; ½ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Marbury Lock No 10 is Grindley Brook Visitor Moorings (Below Locks) (48 hour moorings); ¾ furlongs away." (visit link)

The Llangollen Canal is a narrow navigable canal crossing the border between England and Wales. The waterway links Llangollen in Denbighshire, north Wales, with Hurleston in south Cheshire, via the town of Ellesmere, Shropshire. The name, which was coined in the 1980s, is a modern designation for parts of the historic Ellesmere Canal and the Llangollen navigable feeder, both of which became part of the Shropshire Union Canals in 1846.
The canal runs for 46 miles through 21 locks from Llantisilio- Horseshoe Falls (which is a dead end) to Hurleston Junction where it joins the Shropshire Union Canal (Chester Canal - Nantwich to Bunbury). (visit link)
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: hikers

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: No

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Disused railway line - Whitchurch to Chester line

Location:
Grindley Brook, Shropshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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