HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL STAKES AQUEDUCT AND TOW PATH BRIDGE (AQUEDUCT BRIDGE) OVER RIVER TAME

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356465

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL STAKES AQUEDUCT AND TOW PATH BRIDGE (AQUEDUCT BRIDGE) OVER RIVER TAME

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Location

Statutory Address: HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL STAKES AQUEDUCT AND TOW PATH BRIDGE (AQUEDUCT BRIDGE) OVER RIVER TAME

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

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 95434 98233

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History

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Details

SJ 99 NE STALYBRIDGE HUDDERSFIELD NARROW CANAL

4/144 Stakes Aqueduct and tow-path bridge (Aqueduct Bridge) over - River Tame

- II

Aqueduct and tow-path bridge. 1800. Benjamin Outram engineer, designedand cast at Butterley Iron Works. Cast iron and dressed stone respectively. Cast iron trough aqueduct flanked by a hump-backed tow-path bridge. The aqueduct was fabricated in situ out of rectangular cast iron sections which are bolted together. Each section has a large tension flange, a small compression flange, and webbed side flanges. Each end has stop plank housings. Remedial measures which involved using the stone arch of the tow-path bridge to support the aqueduct mid-span date from 1875. The tow- path bridge has an elliptical arch, a stone band and a hump- backed parapet with round-topped copings which has half been rebuilt with a level parapet. A built-in mile stone records "191 miles" and a bench mark. The aqueduct replaced the original stone aqueduct of 1795 and is amongst the earliest iron trough aqueducts in Britain. Transactions of the Newcomen Society, Vol. 53 1981-2 pp 17-38.

Listing NGR: SJ9543498233

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212605

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Newcomen Society' in Transactions of the Newcomen Society, , Vol. 53, (1981-1982), 17-38

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