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Latitude: 53.0912 / 53°5'28"N
Longitude: -2.2553 / 2°15'18"W
OS Eastings: 383001
OS Northings: 354914
OS Grid: SJ830549
Mapcode National: GBR 138.6MT
Mapcode Global: WHBCD.BK9L
Plus Code: 9C5V3PRV+FV
Entry Name: Macclesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct and Footbridge
Listing Date: 22 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188456
English Heritage Legacy ID: 273342
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
SJ 85 SW
Pool Lock Aqueduct and footbridge-
Aqueduct and footbridge. Dated 1828. Red brick (English bond) with stone
parapet string and stone coped parapet. Low segmental arch spanning
the Trent and Mersey Canal with rusticated ashlar surround. The abutments
sweep forward and are terminated by wide pilaster buttresses with squat
pyramidal caps. Over the arch is a stone panel bearing the inscription
"POOL LOCK / AQUEDUCT / MDCCCXXVIII". On top of the aqueduct, spanning
the Macclesfield Canal is a footbridge: red and blue brick abutments
and cast iron bridge and balustrade. The Macclesfield Canal was opened
in 1831: the engineer was William Crosley. Charles Hadfield,The Canals
of the West Midlands 3rd edition (1985).
Listing NGR: SJ 83001 54914
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