Aqueduct Carrying Shropshire Union Canal / Shropshire Union Canal Aqueduct Over Watling Street (That Part In Stretton Cp)

Date:
10 Sep 1999
Location:
Aqueduct Carrying Shropshire Union Canal, Watling Street, Lapley Stretton And Wheaton Aston, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
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Shropshire Union Canal Aqueduct Over Watling Street (That Part In Stretton Cp), Lapley Stretton And Wheaton Aston, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/02129/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SJ 81 SE STRETTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

5/77 Aquaduct over Watling - Street (that part in Stretton C.P.) - II

Aquaduct dated 1832. Thomas Telford Engineer. Cast iron box girder span, blue brick abutments with stone dressings. Single segmental arch below girders, taken to concave abutments with roll moulded stone string at springing level and bounded by engaged stone columns, taken up above corbelled stone towpath coping and ornamental cast iron parapet railings to slightly domed cappings. Cast inscription in centre panel of beam reads 'Birmingham and Liverpool Canal Thos. Telford F.R.S.I, and E. Engineer 1832'.

C20 blue brick plinth added to allow lowering of carriageway.

Listing NGR: SJ8728310740

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1995 IOE Records taken by G W Tanner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr GW Tanner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Tanner, Gw

Rights Holder: Tanner, Gw

Keywords

Brick, Cast Iron, Stone, Georgian Aqueduct, Victorian Transport, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse

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