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Macclesfield Canal Dane Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Bosley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1844 / 53°11'4"N

Longitude: -2.1415 / 2°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 390640

OS Northings: 365270

OS Grid: SJ906652

Mapcode National: GBR 127.CCX

Mapcode Global: WHBC2.27H2

Entry Name: Macclesfield Canal Dane Aqueduct

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58138

Location: Bosley, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bosley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bosley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 96 NW

1/27 Dane Aqueduct


Canal aqueduct (over River Dane) circa 1830, William Crosley engineer.
Of reddish ashlar sandstone with cast iron railings to abutments.
Semi-circular arch of about 35 foot span has rendered supporting
masonry, imposts and voussoirs. The flanking moulded pilasters are
overlapped by raking buttresses. Moulded string courses immediately
above arch and at towpath level. Stone parapets with square copings;
stone blocks above pilasters. Curved abutments with square copings
surmounted by railings with square arrowhead-capped railings between
urn-capped main balusters. The aqueduct is approximately 45 feet

Listing NGR: SJ9064065270

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

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