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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: CANTLOP BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1366715

Location

CANTLOP BRIDGE

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBerrington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-May-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259711

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BERRINGTON C.P. CANTLOP SJ 50 NW SJ 5174 0624 3/57 Cantlop Bridge 8.5.72 - II* Bridge. 1818, by Thomas Telford. Dressed red and grey sandstone abutments with ashlar dressings; painted cast iron span and railings. Slightly curved and ramped abutments with chamfered quoins, string courses, and moulded cornices; single segmental span consisting of 4 lattice ribs; railings with dograil, dogbars and shaped end balusters. Old photographs show a cast iron plate above the centre of the arch. "THOMAS TELFORD ESQR/ ENGINEER / 1818", but this was not visible at time of survey (March 1985). Thomas Telford was county surveyor from 1787 to 1834; this section.of the Shrewsbury-Acton Burnell road was turn- piked in 1797. It is also said that the bridge was built in 1812 to the designs of Thomas Telford. The bridge spans the Cound Brook. A.M., county no. 293; V.C.H. Vol. VIII, p. 16; Shropshire Libraries photograph collection.



Listing NGR: SJ5172406249

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 16

National Grid Reference: SJ 51738 06244

Map


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