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Description: Hazlehurst Aqueduct
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274529
OS Grid Reference: SJ9542853626
OS Grid Coordinates: 395428, 353626
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0798, -2.0697
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CHEDDLETON C.P. CALDON CANAL
SJ 95 SE
5/40 Hazlehurst Aqueduct
Aqueduct. Dated 1841. Painted brickwork with stone dressings.
Single round arch (including towpath) with several bands to extrados,
inset spandrel panels finished at centre by inscribed plaque:
"HAZLEHURST/AQUEDUCT/1841". Parapet over, on corbels; the sides
of the parapet and main face are swept round in a curve and tapered
down to piers to take the embankment of the upper (Leek Branch)
canal. The Leek Branch of the Caldon Canal was opened circa 1801,
John Rennie engineer. The Caldon Canal which it crosses was opened
circa 1779. The early surveys of the main canal were done in 1772
by James Brindley, but upon his untimely death the work was taken
over by Rennie. The Leek Branch was built to take cheaper coal to
Leek, the main canal took limestone from Caldon Low to the
Listing NGR: SJ9542853626
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Source: English Heritage
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