Macclesfield Canal, Bridge Number 52 at SJ 9074 6800


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Statutory Address:
Bridge Number 52 at SJ 9074 6800, Macclesfield Canal, Gawsworth


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Statutory Address:
Bridge Number 52 at SJ 9074 6800, Macclesfield Canal, Gawsworth

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 90742 68003


SJ 96 NW 6/10002

GAWSWORTH MACCLESFIELD CANAL Bridge Number 52 at SJ 9074 6800

II Canal bridge, c1830 by William Crosley engineer. Coursed sandstone blocks, coursed rubble to parapet, with ashlar dressings. Horseshoe elliptical arch with voussoirs and a prominent keystone that rises to a chamfered band at deck level. Battered walls terminate in squared piers, these are damaged: coping to parapet. NB fine tooling to bridge vault.

One in a series of fine bridges (and mileposts) on the Macclesfield Canal.

Listing NGR: SJ9074268003


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 21 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12698/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr J M Pickering. Source Historic England Archive
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