Bridge 30 - Llangollen Canal - Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK.
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N 52° 58.308 W 002° 42.684
30U E 519380 N 5869172
Quick Description: This arch bridge 30 is known as Danson's Farm Bridge and is located on the Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal near Whitchurch.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/21/2019 5:54:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM11020
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 4

Long Description:
Danson's Farm Bridge, No 26 is located on the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal.
It is a brick built, arch accommodation bridge that carries a farm track and a public footpath from Wolversacre Hall over the canal.
"Danson's Farm Bridge No 30 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) (3 furlongs to the east) and Marbury Lock No 10 (Marbury village half a mile south) (4 miles and 5¾ furlongs and 9 locks to the northeast).
The nearest place in the direction of Whitchurch Branch Junction is Whitchurch Ring Road Bridge No 30A; 1½ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Marbury Lock No 10 is Grindley Brook Visitor Moorings (Above Locks) (48 hour moorings); 3¾ 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?: pedestrians, hikers, farm vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Llangollen Canal - main line on the Shropshire Union Canal


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: unnamed farm track

Location:
Whitchurch, Shropshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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