Description: Chesterfield Canal Ryton Aqueduct Approximately 80 Metres to East of Bridge at Cinder Hill
Date Listed: 15 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335835
OS Grid Reference: SK5502581242
OS Grid Coordinates: 455025, 381242
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3252, -1.1753
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THORPE SALVIN CHESTERFIELD CANAL
6/87 Ryton Aqueduct
metres to east of
bridge at Cinder Hill
Aqueduct partly in the county of Nottinghamshire. c 1777 partly reconstructed
1946. For the Chesterfield Canal Company, engineer James Brindley. Squared
rubble limestone, south side rebuilt in blue brick. Treble-span bridge carrying
River Ryton beneath line of canal. North side: 3 segmental arches with chamfered
ashlar voussoirs interspersed with unchamfered keyed voussoirs and with
projecting keystones; coursed rubblework above reinforced by 3 concrete bands;
hammer-dressed, rounded copings to parapet. North wall of aqueduct bears
plaque inscribed 'CONSTRUCTED/1772-7/RECONSTRUCTED/1946'; no other details
of interest. Important relic of the Chesterfield Canal as engineered by James
Brindley and built between 1771 and 1777 under the supervision of John Varley
and Hugh Henshall.
The Chesterfield Canal, preservation society booklet, 1981.
Listing NGR: SK5502581242
Source: English Heritage
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