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Latitude: 53.0926 / 53°5'33"N
Longitude: -2.2539 / 2°15'13"W
OS Eastings: 383095
OS Northings: 355071
OS Grid: SJ830550
Mapcode National: GBR 138.10N
Mapcode Global: WHBCD.BJZJ
Entry Name: Red Bull Aqueduct
Listing Date: 26 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161757
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56498
Location: Church Lawton, Cheshire East, ST7
Civil Parish: Kidsgrove
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Lawton (or Church Lawton) All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1038594. This entry was removed from the List on 1st October 2015.
SJ 85 NW
CHURCH LAWTON C.P.
LIVERPOOL ROAD EAST
Red Bull Aqueduct
Canal Aqueduct carrying the Macclesfield Canal branch of the Trent and
Mersey Canal over Liverpool Road. Dated 1828. Red and blue English
bond brick with ashlar dressings. The west side has a central archway
with cambered arch having ashlar quoins to either side and chamfered
ashlar voussoirs, the tunnel roof being lined with similarly chamfered
stone. Above is a rectangular datestone with raised border inscribed
"RED BULL/AQUEDUCT/MDCCCXXVIII". The retaining walls to either side
are battered and curve forward slightly and have pilaster buttresses
at either side. A large-scale roll-moulding separates the body of the
bridge from the ashlar parapet. The retaining walls diminish in
height beyond the pilaster buttresses and curve around until they are
parallel to the road and terminate in low square piers with pyramidal
ashlar caps. The east side is similar. This branch of the
Macclesfield Canal was owned by the Trent and Mersey Canal Company and
built by their engineers.
Listing NGR: SJ 83095 55071
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