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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Aqueduct over River Douglas, Blackrod

Description: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Aqueduct over River Douglas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 210489

OS Grid Reference: SD5998212408
OS Grid Coordinates: 359982, 412408
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6067, -2.6063

Location: Waterhouse Nook, Blackrod, Bolton PR7 4HX

Locality: Blackrod
County: Bolton
Country: England
Postcode: PR7 4HX

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Listing Text


2/8 Aqueduct over
River Douglas
- II

Aqueduct. 1790s. Built for Lancaster Canal south branch, engineer
John Rennie. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and abutments. Round
arch; cornice and coped parapet. Abutments swept out at
base. Aqueduct has 2 tow paths, that to south shows wear to
parapet from tow ropes.

Listing NGR: SD5998212408

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Source: English Heritage

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