Bridge 11 Over Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) - Stoneley Green, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 03.508 W 002° 34.893
30U E 528044 N 5878856
Quick Description: This single arch brick built bridge is an accommodation bridge over the Langollen Canal Mainline section of the Shropshire Union Canal for a nearby farm and is known as Bethills Bridge.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/31/2018 5:40:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMY160
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Canal
The Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal - Main Line) is a narrow canal and is part of the Shropshire Union Canal (Llangollen Canal). It 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)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 6 inches. The maximum draught is 3 feet and 11 inches. link

The Bridge
The bridge was built as an accommodation bridge for a nearby farm and gives access to fields on both sides of the canal.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Farm Vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The Langollen Canal Mainline section of 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:
Stoneley Green, Cheshire East


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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