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Macclesfield Canal Canal Road Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Congleton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1565 / 53°9'23"N

Longitude: -2.2013 / 2°12'4"W

OS Eastings: 386636

OS Northings: 362174

OS Grid: SJ866621

Mapcode National: GBR 12K.29D

Mapcode Global: WHBC1.5X0J

Plus Code: 9C5V5Q4X+JF

Entry Name: Macclesfield Canal Canal Road Aqueduct

Listing Date: 4 April 1975

Last Amended: 19 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55951

Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Congleton

Built-Up Area: Congleton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Congleton Team

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


Canal Road Aqueduct
SJ 86 SE

Aqueduct carrying the Macclesfield Canal over Canal Road, 1831 by W. Crosley.
Stone abutments with cast iron trough. Cast iron seqmental arch with ribbed
soffit. Triangular sunken panels to spandrels with five flange bolted panels
at trough level. Rusticated sandstone abutments, with moulded imposts,
supporting plain stone piers with projecting band, these terminate in
parapet-level panelled sections with projecting plinths and four way weathered
caps which flank the cast iron balustrade over the highway. The bridge is
flanked by curved embankment retaining walls which continue the impost mould
as the plinth cornice and the pier band as the coping.

Listing NGR: SJ8663662173

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

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