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Chesterfield Canal Ryton Aqueduct Approximately 80 Metres to East of Bridge at Cinder Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3253 / 53°19'30"N

Longitude: -1.1753 / 1°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 455025

OS Northings: 381242

OS Grid: SK550812

Mapcode National: GBR NY7Z.BQ

Mapcode Global: WHDF0.XPH5

Entry Name: Chesterfield Canal Ryton Aqueduct Approximately 80 Metres to East of Bridge at Cinder Hill

Listing Date: 15 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335835

Location: Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham, S81

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Thorpe Salvin

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Salvin St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

6/87 Ryton Aqueduct
approximately 80
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

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