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Latitude: 53.4526 / 53°27'9"N
Longitude: -2.0866 / 2°5'11"W
OS Eastings: 394343
OS Northings: 395102
OS Grid: SJ943951
Mapcode National: GBR FXWJ.11
Mapcode Global: WHB9Q.XGJZ
Entry Name: Peak Forest Canal, Manchester Road Canal Bridge
Location: Tameside, SK14
Locality: Hyde Godley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Listing Date: 6 February 1986
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212487
Source ID: 1356443
HYDE PEAK FOREST CANAL
SJ 99 NW
3/31 Manchester Road
- Canal Bridge
Roving bridge and road bridge. 1804 but widened on both
sides in the C19 and C20. Snecked, rock-faced and hammer-
dressed stone, brick, cast iron and concrete. The original
elliptical-arch tunnel which is grooved for stop planks was
widened to the north in the mid-C19 with a truncated
elliptical keystone arch which is now partly obscured by the
C20 footpath bridge. The south was widened later in C19 in
brick and is separated from the tow-path bridge by two
pipelines. The tow-path bridge has a spiral walkway,
panelled cast iron parapet walls and a flat stone slab deck.
Interest stems from the bridges evolutionary development.
Listing NGR: SJ9434395102
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