Description: MacClesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct and Footbridge
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
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KIDSGROVE C.P. MACCLESFIELD CANAL
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
Source: English Heritage
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