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Description: Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct
Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct over Hawthorn Road
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
STRETFORD BRIDGEWATER CANAL
SJ 79 SE
(SJ 7993 NE)
5/8 Aqueduct over
- Hawthorn Road
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
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Source: English Heritage
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