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Union Canal, Ratho Aqueduct

Aqueduct (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Union Canal, Ratho Aqueduct

Classification Aqueduct (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Bonnington Aqueduct

Canmore ID 50794

Site Number NT17SW 79

NGR NT 1170 7106

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Ratho
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17SW 79 NT 1170 7106.

[Carries the Union Canal over B 7030 road leading to Newbridge. See LIN 18 general record for details and dates of canal's construction.]

The present aqueduct is a concrete replacement.

Information from RCAHMS (DE) 25 March 1996.

This aqueduct, known as Bonington Aqueduct, carries the canal over the B7030 road, which runs between Newbridge and Wilkieston. The aqueduct underwent reconstruction in 1978.

H Brown 1997.

This aqueduct is clearly marked on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Edinburghshire 1853, sheet 5), on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map and on the OS 1:10000 raster map (ND).

Information from RCAHMS (MD), 22 February 2001.


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