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Description: MacClesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct
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
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KIDSGROVE C.P. MACCLESFIELD CANAL
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
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Source: English Heritage
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