Macclesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct And Footbridge
- 20 Jun 2002
- Macclesfield Canal Pool Lock Aqueduct And Footbridge, Kidsgrove, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
KIDSGROVE C.P. MACCLESFIELD CANAL SJ 85 SW
5/58 Pool Lock Aqueduct - and footbridge
Aqueduct and footbridge. Dated 1828. Red brick (English bond) with stone parapet string and stone coped parapet. Low segmental arch spanning the Trent and Mersey Canal with rusticated ashlar surround. The abutments sweep forward and are terminated by wide pilaster buttresses with squat pyramidal caps. Over the arch is a stone panel bearing the inscription "POOL LOCK / AQUEDUCT / MDCCCXXVIII". On top of the aqueduct, spanning the Macclesfield Canal is a footbridge: red and blue brick abutments and cast iron bridge and balustrade. The Macclesfield Canal was opened in 1831: the engineer was William Crosley. Charles Hadfield,The Canals of the West Midlands 3rd edition (1985).
Listing NGR: SJ8300254913
Copyright IoE Mr Stanley K Harrison. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Harrison, Stanley K
Rights Holder: Harrison, Stanley K
Brick, Cast Iron, Stone, Georgian Footbridge, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Bridge, Aqueduct, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse