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MacClesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct and Footbridge, Kidsgrove

Description: MacClesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct and Footbridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 273342

OS Grid Reference: SJ8300354913
OS Grid Coordinates: 383003, 354913
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0912, -2.2552

Location: 3 Limekiln Lane, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire ST7 3AL

Locality: Kidsgrove
Local Authority: Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST7 3AL

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Listing Text

SJ 85 SW

5/58 Pool Lock Aqueduct
- and footbridge


Aqueduct and footbridge. Dated 1828. Red brick (English bond) with stone
parapet string and stone coped parapet. Low segmental arch spanning
the Trent and Mersey Canal with rusticated ashlar surround. The abutments
sweep forward and are terminated by wide pilaster buttresses with squat
pyramidal caps. Over the arch is a stone panel bearing the inscription
"POOL LOCK / AQUEDUCT / MDCCCXXVIII". On top of the aqueduct, spanning
the Macclesfield Canal is a footbridge: red and blue brick abutments
and cast iron bridge and balustrade. The Macclesfield Canal was opened
in 1831: the engineer was William Crosley. Charles Hadfield,The Canals
of the West Midlands 3rd edition (1985).

Listing NGR: SJ8300354913

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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