SJ9378 : Masonry Skills on the Macclesfield Canal

taken 6 years ago, near to Bollington, Cheshire, Great Britain

Masonry Skills on the Macclesfield Canal
Masonry Skills on the Macclesfield Canal
Quite standardised bridges were provided for roads and farm access over the Macclesfield canal and some of them (if not all?) have this intriguing skewed arrangement of hewn stone blocks. There was skill in the cutting of the blocks and more skill in the laying of them as a self supporting arch.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9305 7841 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.1555N 2:6.3450W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9305 7840
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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