SJ6903 : The Lee Dingle bridge

taken 8 months ago, near to Coalport, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

The Lee Dingle bridge
The Lee Dingle bridge
Built in 1872 to connect Meadowpit Colliery via SJ6903 : Baggaleys Wind (a paved incline, fitted with winding gear), to the Blists Hill Ironworks. Grade II listed LinkExternal link in 1983.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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SJ6903, 424 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 69443 03603 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.7590N 2:27.1734W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6941 0360
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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