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Latitude: 53.1567 / 53°9'24"N
Longitude: -2.2009 / 2°12'3"W
OS Eastings: 386663
OS Northings: 362189
OS Grid: SJ866621
Mapcode National: GBR 12K.2DM
Mapcode Global: WHBC1.5X6D
Entry Name: Tunnel Under Macclesfield Canal
Listing Date: 26 March 2004
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1390920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 491699
Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Congleton
Built-Up Area: Congleton
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Congleton Team
Church of England Diocese: Chester
702/0/10033 Tunnel under Macclesfield Canal
Canal tunnel. 1830. Built by William Crosley, engineer to the Macclesfield Canal Company, opened in November 1831. Ashlar. South tunnel portal has round arched entrance with plain raised keystone. Above plain ashlar band. Portal abutments are slightly splayed again with plain ashlar coping. The round arched tunnel stretches approxiamately 15 meters north. The north portal no longer survives, and the tunnel is now blocked.
This tunnel forms an essential functional element of the Macclesfield Canal.
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