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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Ewood Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Ewood, Blackburn with Darwen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7337 / 53°44'1"N

Longitude: -2.4923 / 2°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 367618

OS Northings: 426477

OS Grid: SD676264

Mapcode National: GBR CT18.69

Mapcode Global: WH971.PFC1

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Ewood Aqueduct

Listing Date: 18 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418398

Location: Blackburn with Darwen, BB2

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Electoral Ward/Division: Ewood

Built-Up Area: Blackburn

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ewood St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/08/2015

SD 6726
796-0/0/10014

LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL
Nova Scotia
Ewood Aqueduct

GV
II
Canal aqueduct over public road. Probably earlier C19. Coursed rock-faced sandstone. Straight tunnel with concave abutments to the embankment forming semi-circular approaches on both sides. Battered and concave facades, each having a semi-circular arch with a keystone and radiating masonry up to the band, rectangular pilasters, a plain band, plain frieze and moulded cornice, and a parapet with flat coping. Ramped concave abutments, all continued in similar masonry for approximately one third of their length, ending with simple pilasters, and then continued in smaller coursed squared masonry; with flat copings. Forms a group with Hollin Bridge (q.v.) to the east; and the west end of a linear group of canal structures centred on Nova Scotia Wharf, Lock No.52 forming the east end of this group.


Listing NGR: SD6761826477

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