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Hollowforth Aqueduct Bridge Number 38, Barton

Description: Hollowforth Aqueduct Bridge Number 38

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185849

OS Grid Reference: SD5068036292
OS Grid Coordinates: 350680, 436292
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8206, -2.7506

Location: Barton, Lancashire PR4 0BD

Locality: Barton
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 0BD

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Listing Text


4/2 Hollowforth Aqueduct
(Bridge No. 38)


Aqueduct or under-bridge carrying Lancaster Canal over New Mill Brook, 1790s,
Engineer John Rennie. Rock-faced sandstone. Three fully elliptical stone
pipes c.3 metres high and 4 metres wide, all with rusticated rock-faced
voussoirs, a flat coping run down on curved outer abutments. Unusual and
ingenious engineering solution to problem of shallow clearance of canal over

Listing NGR: SD5068036292

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Source: English Heritage

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