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Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct and Adjoining Bridge 1/4 Mile South of Woodhouse Lane Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunham Massey, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3833 / 53°22'59"N

Longitude: -2.4096 / 2°24'34"W

OS Eastings: 372854

OS Northings: 387462

OS Grid: SJ728874

Mapcode National: GBR CYM9.4W

Mapcode Global: WH98T.Y7R4

Entry Name: Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct and Adjoining Bridge 1/4 Mile South of Woodhouse Lane Aqueduct

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212835

Location: Dunham Massey, Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Civil Parish: Dunham Massey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Dunham Massey St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 78 NW


Aqueduct and adjoining bridge
1/4 mile south of Woodhouse Lane Aqueduct


Aqueduct on the Bridgewater Canal passing over the River
Bollin some 10m below. Canal opened 1776, John Gilbert
engineer. Ashlar and English garden wall bond brick. The
aqueduct is flanked on the west by a road bridge over the
Bollin. Both the bridge and the aqueduct have retaining
walls and parapet walls which are segmental in plan. Each
has a segmental ashlar keystone arch and band, 2 stone
bands, brick parapet walls and stone copings. The aqueduct
wall is battered and has been considerably replaced by
concrete on the east side.

Listing NGR: SJ7285487462

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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