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An artificial channel, generally elevated and built of stone, and used to convey water.

Canal Viaduct (Non-Preferred)

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Term Note
BRIDGE A structure which spans and provides passage across an obstacle, such as a river, road, ravine or railway. Use specific term where known.
BRIDGE KEEPERS COTTAGE The residence of a bridge keeper.
BURN COVER Constructed channel for carrying burns over the top of a subterranean aqueduct preventing erosion of aqueduct structure and intrusion of unwanted water into the water supply. Either cast-iron 'U'-shaped channels or stone or concrete linings.
CANAL A navigable artificial inland waterway used for transportation of goods and for recreation.
CANAL BASIN An open area of water, usually artificial, and enclosed by dock gates or locks, lined with wharves and warehouses, where barges, narrow boats and other canal vessels can load and unload goods and supplies.
CANAL BRIDGE A bridge over a canal.
CONDUIT A pipe or channel for conveying water or other liquids.
ROVING BRIDGE A bridge which takes the towpath across the canal.
VIADUCT A bridge, usually resting on a series or arches, carrying roadways or railways over low-lying areas.
WATER CHANNEL An artificial watercourse for the conveyance of water.
WATERWORKS Buildings, engineering constructions and machinery, used for the purpose of supplying a town, etc, with water distributed through pipes. Linked Data resource