NOTES: Work on this canal began at Bollington in 1826 and was completed at Hall Green in 1831. Its route was surveyed by Thomas Telford and its construction was engineered by William Crosley. The bridge was designed by the engineer Thomas Brown and was completed in 1828.
SOURCE: John Aikin. A description of the country from thirty to forty miles round Manchester (London, 1795), before p. 113 NOTES: This bridge was part of an aqueduct which allowed a network of canals to be carried across roads and streams.