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Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct over River Mersey

A Grade II Listed Building in Priory, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4366 / 53°26'11"N

Longitude: -2.3089 / 2°18'32"W

OS Eastings: 379574

OS Northings: 393362

OS Grid: SJ795933

Mapcode National: GBR DX9P.XS

Mapcode Global: WH98H.HWQ8

Entry Name: Bridgewater Canal Aqueduct over River Mersey

Listing Date: 30 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212967

Location: Trafford, M32

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Priory

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stretford St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

STRETFORD BRIDGEWATER CANAL
SJ 79 SE
(SJ 7993 SE)
5/9 Aqueduct over
- River Mersey
- II
Aqueduct over River Mersey. c.1776. J. Gilbert and
J. Brindley engineers. Dressed stone and brick. Single
segmental-arched brick span. The arch is constructed in
brick with a segmental stone band and two continuous bands
above that. The west parapet has been rebuilt in brick,
concrete and steel whereas the east side retains its stone-
coped brick parapet wall. Sometimes referred to as Barfoot
Aqueduct.


Listing NGR: SJ7957493362

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