Drinking Water Aqueduct Over The Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal - Oxley, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 52° 36.657 W 002° 08.733
30U E 557855 N 5829335
Quick Description: This single arch brick bridge carries drinking water over the canal.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/24/2018 3:36:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ19F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:

The Canal
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a navigable narrow canal in Staffordshire and Worcestershire in the English Midlands. It is 46 miles (74 km) long, linking the River Severn at Stourport in Worcestershire with the Trent and Mersey Canal at Haywood Junction by Great Haywood.

At this point the canal is a short section between Autherley Junction with the Shropshire Union Canal and Addersley Junction with the Birmingham Canal Navigation.

The Aqueduct The canal here passes close to a sewerage works and the aqueduct takes water that has been cleaned across the canal for distribution as drinking water.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Drinking Water

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal

Date constructed: 1771

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Drinking Water Aqueduct

Oxley, City of Wolverhampton

Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

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