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Canal Aqueduct over Roddlesworth Water

A Grade II Listed Building in Livesey, Blackburn with Darwen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7161 / 53°42'57"N

Longitude: -2.5396 / 2°32'22"W

OS Eastings: 364483

OS Northings: 424539

OS Grid: SD644245

Mapcode National: GBR BTPG.ZM

Mapcode Global: WH970.YVTK

Entry Name: Canal Aqueduct over Roddlesworth Water

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184707

Location: Livesey, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Livesey

Built-Up Area: Blackburn

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Feniscowles Immanuel

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 62 SW LIVESEY
SD 644 245

3/34 Canal Aqueduct over Roddlesworth Water
- (that part in Livesey CP)
- II

Aqueduct carrying Leeds-Liverpool Canal over Roddlesworth Water, 1810-16,
Superintendent Engineer Joseph Priestley. Canal is carried on long
embankment pierced by an egg-shaped culvert with stone faced abutments,
which is the listed item. Rusticated rock-faced sandstone. Walls curve
inwards to give semicircular plan, are strongly battered and rise in a
continuous curve over the mouth of the culvert; low piers at the outer
ends, radiating masonry with a keystone over the arch flanked by
buttressing piers and crossed at the top by a projecting band. Some
decoration visible: band stones have punched faces, and those parts of
the buttresses not concealed by moss appear to have simple vermiculated
patterns. Item crosses boundary with Withnell CP in Chorley District.


Listing NGR: SD6448324539

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