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placename:- Sedgwick Aqueduct
site name:- Lancaster Canal
locality:- Sedgwick
parish Sedgwick parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
canal aqueduct; aqueduct
coordinates:- SD51358702
10Km square:- SD58

1Km square SD5187

Built 1817-19. The planned canal followed a line to the east of Sedgwick, as the railway does now. A revised line served Sedgwick Gunpowder Mills, and necessitated Hincaster Tunnel and this aqueduct.
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Sedgwick Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Sedgwick -- Sedgwick -- Cumbria / -- 12.8.2005
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Sedgwick Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Sedgwick -- Sedgwick -- Cumbria / -- From above; no water. -- 12.8.2005

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LANCASTER KENDAL CANAL,SEDGWICK AQUEDUCT, LANCASTER/KENDAL CANAL / / / SEDGWICK / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76462 / SD5134887027
courtesy of English Heritage
Aqueduct. 1818, by John Fletcher, engineer. Squared coursed limestone with limestone ashlar dressings, limestone string and copings to parapet. Tunnel over roadway, at angle to direction of Canal, has segmental arched opening with rusticated voussoirs and keystone, flanked by rusticated tapering pilasters curved in section. Blank panel probably intended for inscription above. Massive curved retaining walls with flight of stone steps behind that to North West. Scheduled Ancient Monument.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD51348702
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sedgwick Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Sedgwick -- Sedgwick -- Cumbria / -- Cut bench mark with a plug. -- SD51338702 (at) -- 13.5.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large Sedgwick Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Sedgwick -- Sedgwick -- Cumbria / -- 15.8.2012

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