EAW006230 ENGLAND (1947). Barton Swing Aqueduct and environs, Barton Upon Irwell, 1947

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Title [EAW006230] Barton Swing Aqueduct and environs, Barton Upon Irwell, 1947
Reference EAW006230
Date 25-May-1947
Link
Place name BARTON UPON IRWELL
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 376701, 397700
Longitude / Latitude -2.351075723296, 53.475260504084
National Grid Reference SJ767977

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The Barton Swing Aqueduct designed by Edward Leader Williams and completed in 1893 allowed barges using the Bridgewater Canal to pass over the Manchester Ship Canal, it was the first and only swing aqueduct in the world.

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All Saints Church

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WW2 camouflage scheme applied to the chimneys.

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WW2 Emplacement TBC

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