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Canal Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Newburgh, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.5932 / 53°35'35"N

Longitude: -2.7906 / 2°47'25"W

OS Eastings: 347771

OS Northings: 411024

OS Grid: SD477110

Mapcode National: GBR 8VYW.NP

Mapcode Global: WH86C.3YF8

Entry Name: Canal Aqueduct

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386356

Location: Newburgh, West Lancashire, Lancashire, WN8

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire

Civil Parish: Newburgh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Newburgh Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


663-1/3/118 Canal Aqueduct


Canal aqueduct carrying Leeds-Liverpool Canal over public
road. c.1771-4. Resident engineer James Brindley, succeeded
c.1771-2 by John Longbotham. For Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Company. Large squared sandstone blocks and some brick;
coursed sandstone rubble parapet (south side only). A low
semi-circular culvert with plain voussoirs to the portals,
which are flanked by raked abutments at right-angles, that on
the south-east side of brick (and that on the north-east side
of concrete), all with flat stone copings carried down from a
plain cornice. Short central parapet with rounded coping. Part
of one of the earliest and most ambitious trunk canals in the

Listing NGR: SD4777111023

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