|High Green Bridge No 14||1 mile, 2 furlongs|
|Brewood Wharf||1 mile|
|Skew Bridge No 15||5 furlongs|
|Broomhall Bridge No 16||4 furlongs|
|Belvide Reservoir Feeder||1¾ furlongs|
|Stretton Boatyard||½ furlongs|
|Lapley Wood Bridge No 17||7¾ furlongs|
|Wheaton Aston Bridge No 18||1 mile, 3¼ furlongs|
|Wheaton Aston Lock No 2||1 mile, 4 furlongs|
|Wheaton Aston Services||1 mile, 5 furlongs|
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- Industry Narrowboats (Boat Service)
179 to the west.
- Select Bus Services (Business Services, Public Transportation)
170 to the west.
- Stretton Aquaduct (Bridge)
320 to the north.
- Oakland Holiday Park (Lodging)
882 to the south.
- The Homestead Caravan Park (RV Park)
890 to the south.
- Apple Beauty Rooms Brewood (Beauty Salon)
918 to the south.
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Nearest Water pointOn this waterway in the direction of Nantwich Basin Entrance
Nearest Rubbish disposalOn this waterway in the direction of Nantwich Basin Entrance
Nearest Chemical toilet disposalOn this waterway in the direction of Nantwich Basin Entrance Travel to Autherley Junction, then on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Aldersley to Autherley) to Aldersley Junction, then on the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Main Line) to Broad Street Basin On this waterway in the direction of Nantwich Basin Entrance
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Wikipedia has a page about Stretton Aqueduct
Stretton Aqueduct is a short cast iron canal aqueduct between Stretton and Brewood, and near to Belvide Reservoir, in south Staffordshire, England. Designed by Thomas Telford and bearing his name plus its date of construction, 1832, it carries the Shropshire Union Canal (formerly the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal) 30 feet (9.1 m) over the A5 road at a skewed angle.
The aqueduct has five sections, each 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) long, held together by bolts and supported by six cast iron arch ribs, each in two sections and joined at the centre of the arch. It was cast by William Hazledine of Shrewsbury. The trough is 21 feet (6.4 m) wide with an 11 feet (3.4 m) wide channel of water and a towpath on either side. The Staffordshire blue brick abutments have stone dressings.
During 1961-62, the road under the aqueduct was lowered by about 4 feet (1.2 m) to allow taller vehicles to pass underneath.
It was one of Telford's last aqueducts and has been grade II listed since 1985.