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Posset Bridge (Number 18) on Peak Forest Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Marple, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3949 / 53°23'41"N

Longitude: -2.0601 / 2°3'36"W

OS Eastings: 396098

OS Northings: 388679

OS Grid: SJ960886

Mapcode National: GBR GY15.SQ

Mapcode Global: WHB9Y.BX7R

Entry Name: Posset Bridge (Number 18) on Peak Forest Canal

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441844

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Marple North

Built-Up Area: Marple

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Low Marple St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 98 NE MARPLE PEAK FOREST
CANAL

7/141 No. 18
- (Posset Bridge)

G.V. II


Bridge and horse tunnel. 1804. Benjamin Outram and Thomas
Brown engineers. Rock-faced and dressed sandstone with
ashlar dressings. Three openings: one the canal, one a
branch to the lime kilns (now blocked) and a horse tunnel,
there is also a boatman's passage giving access from pound
level to the upper level. The 2 canal arches are skew, semi-
circular and have keystones. A battered pier separates them
and a band is largely obscured by a C20 footbridge. The
parapets (some of which are missing) are of ashlar blocks
with rounded tops. The horse tunnel is a compressed
horseshoe arch with keystone, stone band and square piers to
either side.


Listing NGR: SJ9609888679

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

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