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Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct and Adjoining Bridge 1/4 Mile South of Woodhouse Lane Aqueduct, Dunham Massey

Description: Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct and Adjoining Bridge 1/4 Mile South of Woodhouse Lane Aqueduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212835

OS Grid Reference: SJ7285287464
OS Grid Coordinates: 372852, 387464
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3833, -2.4096

Location: Dunham Massey, Trafford WA14 5SF

Locality: Dunham Massey
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: WA14 5SF

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Listing Text


6/74 Aqueduct and
adjoining bridge
1/4 mile south
of Woodhouse
Lane Aqueduct


Aqueduct on the Bridgewater Canal passing over the River
Bollin some 10 m. below. Canal opened 1776, John Gilbert
engineer. Ashlar and English garden wall bond brick. The
aqueduct is flanked on the west by a road bridge over the
Bollin. Both the bridge and the aqueduct have retaining
walls and parapet walls which are segmental in plan. Each
has a segmental ashlar keystone arch and band, 2 stone
bands, brick parapet walls and stone copings. The aqueduct
wall is battered and has been considerably replaced by
concrete on the east side.

Listing NGR: SJ7285287464

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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