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Macclesfield Canal Biddulph Valley Aqueduct at SJ 8801 6245

A Grade II Listed Building in Congleton, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1598 / 53°9'35"N

Longitude: -2.18 / 2°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 388061

OS Northings: 362539

OS Grid: SJ880625

Mapcode National: GBR 12D.TZD

Mapcode Global: WHBC1.HT4Z

Plus Code: 9C5V5R5C+W2

Entry Name: Macclesfield Canal Biddulph Valley Aqueduct at SJ 8801 6245

Listing Date: 10 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428869

Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Congleton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Congleton Team

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Navigable aqueduct

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5/10012 BiddulphValleyAqueduct
at SJ 8801 6245

- II

Aqueduct over mineral railway. c1830 by William Crosley. Sandstone abutments (rock masonry),
cast iron trough, some brickwork. Cast iron trough flanked by brick skew vaulting to arch: the outer
"faces" of the aqueduct are rock masonry. The single arch over the mineral railway line is
roundheaded with voussoirs; the raised keystone connecting with a plain ashlar band at deck level:
the embankment walls are curved: the coping is of rough rock masonry. Setts remain to the towpath.
NB Gates set within stone coping to canal sides.

Listing NGR: SJ8806162539

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