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Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct over Hawthorn Road, Stretford

Description: Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct over Hawthorn Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 212966

OS Grid Reference: SJ7966793798
OS Grid Coordinates: 379667, 393798
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4406, -2.3075

Location: Hawthorn Road, Trafford M32 8WE

Locality: Stretford
County: Trafford
Country: England
Postcode: M32 8WE

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Listing Text

SJ 79 SE
(SJ 7993 NE)
5/8 Aqueduct over
- Hawthorn Road
- II
Canal aqueduct. c.1776. J. Gilbert and J. Brindley
engineers. Hammer-dressed stone. 3 segmental-arched spans,
one over the road, the others over a River Mersey overflow
channel. Each of the arches is of brick construction with a
keystone and segmental band. The aqueduct was widened to the
west in late C18 or early C19. The overflow channel arches
are considerably wider and are separated by a triangular
cutwater. Continuous stone band above the arches.
Sometimes referred to as Cut Hole Aqueduct.

Listing NGR: SJ7966793798

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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