Cut Mark: Red Bull Aqueduct - Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 05.559 W 002° 15.239
30U E 549957 N 5882837
Quick Description: A cut benchmark on the wall of the Red Bull Aqueduc located on A50 Liverpool Road in Kidsgrove.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/13/2020 8:20:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM12F0T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
The cut benchmark is in good condition and can be clearly seen on the wall of the Red Bull Aqueduct on Liverpool Road East.

"1GL Bolt: Red Bull Aqueduct
Red Bull Aqueduct. Bolt in N.W. pier ; 1.74 ft. above surface, and 1.96 ft. above centre of road [1GL, Manchester to Gloucester, Branch levelling from Mark No. 148(a)] =?= CUT MARK: RED BULL AQUEDUCT NE SIDE LIVERPOOL ROAD EAST SW FACE (ODN 115.405m, AGL 0.3m).
Location
Grid reference: SJ 8308 5508.
Landranger 118: Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield.
Explorer 258: Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Explorer 268: Wilmslow, Macclesfield & Congleton.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: BT3201.
First Primary Levelling, England & Wales (1840-60)
This bench mark was used during the First primary levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 378.8600 feet [115.4765 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included as a side level on the Manchester to Gloucester levelling line. The surveyor's description was No. 148(a). Red Bull Aqueduct. Bolt in N.W. pier ; 1.74 ft. above surface, and 1.96 ft. above centre of road. (p27).
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The Grade II listed Red Bull Aqueduct carries the Macclesfield Canal over the A50.
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Type of Trigpoint: Cut Bench Mark

Condition: Good

Number on Flush Bracket: N/A

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