Macclesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct
- 20 Jun 2002
- Macclesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct, 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 NW
1/59 Red Bull Aqueduct - II
Aqueduct. Dated 1828. Red brick (English bond) with stone parapet string and coping. Segmental arch spanning the road with rusticated ashlar surround. The abutments sweep forward and are terminated at parapet level by wide pilaster buttresses; they then slope down and finally terminate in squat piers with pyramidal caps. Above the arch is a stone panel bearing the inscription "RED BULL / AQUEDUCT / MDCCCXXVIII".
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: SJ8309255073
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
Ashlar, Brick, Stone, Georgian Aqueduct, Transport, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse