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Latitude: 53.3253 / 53°19'30"N
Longitude: -1.1753 / 1°10'31"W
OS Eastings: 455025
OS Northings: 381242
OS Grid: SK550812
Mapcode National: GBR NY7Z.BQ
Mapcode Global: WHDF0.XPH5
Entry Name: Chesterfield Canal Ryton Aqueduct Approximately 80 Metres to East of Bridge at Cinder Hill
Listing Date: 15 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1286426
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335835
Location: Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham, S81
Civil Parish: Thorpe Salvin
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thorpe Salvin St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
THORPE SALVIN CHESTERFIELD CANAL
6/87 Ryton Aqueduct
metres to east of
bridge at Cinder Hill
Aqueduct partly in the county of Nottinghamshire. c 1777 partly reconstructed
1946. For the Chesterfield Canal Company, engineer James Brindley. Squared
rubble limestone, south side rebuilt in blue brick. Treble-span bridge carrying
River Ryton beneath line of canal. North side: 3 segmental arches with chamfered
ashlar voussoirs interspersed with unchamfered keyed voussoirs and with
projecting keystones; coursed rubblework above reinforced by 3 concrete bands;
hammer-dressed, rounded copings to parapet. North wall of aqueduct bears
plaque inscribed 'CONSTRUCTED/1772-7/RECONSTRUCTED/1946'; no other details
of interest. Important relic of the Chesterfield Canal as engineered by James
Brindley and built between 1771 and 1777 under the supervision of John Varley
and Hugh Henshall.
The Chesterfield Canal, preservation society booklet, 1981.
Listing NGR: SK5502581242
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