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Aqueduct Carrying the Bridgewater Canal over Chester Road (Old Line)

A Grade II Listed Building in Walton, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3586 / 53°21'31"N

Longitude: -2.6117 / 2°36'41"W

OS Eastings: 359388

OS Northings: 384814

OS Grid: SJ593848

Mapcode National: GBR BY6L.CR

Mapcode Global: WH98Q.VVJ2

Entry Name: Aqueduct Carrying the Bridgewater Canal over Chester Road (Old Line)

Listing Date: 23 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58996

Location: Walton, Warrington, WA4

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Walton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Walton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 58 SE WALTON C.P. CHESTER ROAD (former
route of)

5/57 Aqueduct carrying the
Bridgewater Canal over
Chester Road (old line)

II

Aqueduct circa 1770, by James Brindley for the Duke of Bridgewater, of
stone-dressed brick. The deep segmental arch on walls with a slight
concave batter, dips towards the centre beneath the canal. The
intrados has 3 projecting stone bands which terminate as keystones.
The splayed brick abutments, battered in section, have plain
projecting copings of stone and a flush stone band at the level of the
arch springers. A raised sandstone pavement on west side of road
beneath the archway. Plain C20 brick parapet to towpath on north
bank.


Listing NGR: SJ5938884814

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