Macclesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct

Date:
20 Jun 2002
Location:
Macclesfield Canal Red Bull Aqueduct, Kidsgrove, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/07690/06
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Harrison_Stanley K IOE Records for Harrison, Stanley K; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Stanley K Harrison. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Harrison, Stanley K

Rights Holder: Harrison, Stanley K

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Stone, Georgian Aqueduct, Transport, Water Transport Site, Water Supply And Drainage, Watercourse