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Stainton Aqueduct


Stainton Aqueduct was built in c.1818 by John Fletcher (engineer) to carry the Kendal - Lancaster Canal over Stainton Beck and footpath. The Aqueduct, located to the south of Stainton, is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England. Bridge #171 on the Lancaster Canal. The aqueduct was severely damaged by floodwater following Storm Desmond in December 2015. Restoration work was carried out from 2018-2020 by Kier for the Canal and River Trust. 

Stainton Historic Buildings and Monuments in Stainton Civil Parish, Cumbria Stainton Beck - St. Sunday's Beck Lancaster Canal
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Bridge 171, Lancaster Canal

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Stainton Aqueduct

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Stainton Aqueduct - under the arch

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Stainton Aqueduct flood damage

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Stainton Aqueduct restored

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STAINTON AQUEDUCT CARRYING KENDAL/ LANCASTER CANAL OVER STAINTON BECK AND PUBLIC FOOTPATH NGR 5226 8542 - List Entry
- "Aqueduct c1818 by John Fletcher, engineer. Squared, coursed limestone with limestone string and coping to parapet. Single segmental-arched opening with rusticated voussoirs flanked by curved retaining walls...."

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Stainton Beck, Stainton

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