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MacClesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct, Kidsgrove

Description: MacClesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 273343

OS Grid Reference: SJ8309355072
OS Grid Coordinates: 383093, 355072
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0926, -2.2539

Location: Liverpool Rd E, Church Lawton, Cheshire East ST7 3AH

Locality: Kidsgrove
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST7 3AH

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Listing Text

SJ 85 NW

1/59 Red Bull Aqueduct


Aqueduct. Dated 1828. Red brick (English bond) with stone parapet
string and coping. Segmental arch spanning the road with rusticated
ashlar surround. The abutments sweep forward and are terminated at
parapet level by wide pilaster buttresses; they then slope down and finally
terminate in squat piers with pyramidal caps. Above the arch is a
stone panel bearing the inscription "RED BULL / AQUEDUCT / MDCCCXXVIII".
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: SJ8309355072

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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