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placename:- Lune Aqueduct
site name:- Lancaster Canal
county:- Lancashire
canal aqueduct; aqueduct
coordinates:- SD4863
10Km square:- SD46

1Km square SD4863

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Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- 20.12.2006
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Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- Inscribed stone, downstream face:- -- '[ ]' -- 20.12.2006

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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The canal is drawn in a very straight line over the river.
canal aqueduct

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-
... a noble aqueduct will be found on the right of the road [Lancaster to Kendal], supporting a navigable canal, lately formed from the coal countries about Chorly, and which passes hence to Kendal. ...
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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Aquaduct
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 273-274
At Lancaster, the Objects which claim the attention of the Traveller are ... and the Aqueduct Bridge over the Loyne near Beaumont Hall.
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
The canal aqueduct over the River Lune is drawn with the river crossing over the canal.
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site name:- Lancaster and Kendal Canal
canal aqueduct
county:- Lancashire

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 24:-
[1] ... It [Lancaster Canal] is carried over the river Lune by the largest aqueduct in the kingdom, which is an amazing grand object, and is seen to advantage from Lancaster bridge, about two miles off.
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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button to large Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- 20.12.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- 20.12.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- View N on canal. -- 20.12.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Lune Aqueduct -- Lancaster Canal -- Lancashire / -- View S on canal. -- 20.12.2006

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