Macclesfield Canal

The Macclesfield Canal is a narrow canal and is part of the Waterways of Mainland Britain. It runs for 25 miles and 3 furlongs through 13 locks from Hall Green Stop Lock (where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal (Hall Green Branch)) to Marple Junction (where it joins the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) and the Peak Forest Canal (Upper)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 7 feet and 2 inches. The maximum draught is 3 feet and 6 inches.

Notable features of the waterway include: Bosley Locks

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

Relevant books - waterway maps:

Relevant books - waterway guides:

 
 
 
Hall Green Stop Lock
Junction of Macclesfield Canal and Hall Green Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal
Hall Green Footbridge No 93 ¼ furlongs 1 lock
Scholar Green Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
1 furlong 1 lock
Hall Green Bridge No 92 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Tramroad Bridge No 91 2¼ furlongs 1 lock
Cinder Hill Narrows 3¼ furlongs 1 lock
Morris Bridge No 89 4 furlongs 1 lock
Foundry Lane Narrows 5¼ furlongs 1 lock
Kent Green Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
5½ furlongs 1 lock
Kent Green Bridge No 87 6 furlongs 1 lock
Kent Green Pipe Bridge 6 furlongs 1 lock
Heritage Narrowboats 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Ramsdell Hall 1 mile 1 lock
Ramsdell Hall Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
1 mile and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Rowndes Bridge No 86 1 mile and 1½ furlongs 1 lock
Simpson Bridge No 85 1 mile and 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Deakins Bridge No 84 1 mile and 5¼ furlongs 1 lock
Gravel Pit Bridge No 83 1 mile and 6¼ furlongs 1 lock
Hockenhall Bridge No 82 1 mile and 7¾ furlongs 1 lock
Oak Farm Bridge No 81 2 miles and ½ furlongs 1 lock
Oak Farm Winding Hole 2 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Watery Lane Aqueduct 2 miles and 2 furlongs 1 lock
Henshalls Bridge No 80 2 miles and 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Peel Lane Bridge No 79 2 miles and 6¼ furlongs 1 lock
Peel Lane Footbridge 2 miles and 6¼ furlongs 1 lock
Billy Tights Footbridge No 78 3 miles and ¼ furlongs 1 lock
Cambourne Close Narrows 3 miles and ¾ furlongs 1 lock
Falmouth Road Winding Hole 3 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Lambert's Lane Bridge No 77 3 miles and 3 furlongs 1 lock
Congleton Wharf
Congleton
3 miles and 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Congleton Aqueduct 3 miles and 4 furlongs 1 lock
Congleton Winding Hole 3 miles and 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Morris Bridge No 76 3 miles and 6 furlongs 1 lock
Congleton Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
3 miles and 6¼ furlongs 1 lock
Park Lane Railway Bridge 3 miles and 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Old Park Lane Bridge No 75 3 miles and 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Park Lane Bridge No 75a 3 miles and 7 furlongs 1 lock
Hightown Bridge No 74 3 miles and 7½ furlongs 1 lock
Galley Bridge No 73 4 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Blackshaw Close Narrows 4 miles and 2¼ furlongs 1 lock
Dane in Shaw Brook Aqueduct 4 miles and 3 furlongs 1 lock
Biddulph Valley Aqueduct
Over former railway line
4 miles and 3½ furlongs 1 lock
Biddulph Valley Arm 4 miles and 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Porters Farm Bridge No 72 4 miles and 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Brook House Farm Winding Hole 4 miles and 5 furlongs 1 lock
Brook House Farm Footbridge No 71 4 miles and 6 furlongs 1 lock
Railway Bridge (Main Line to Macclesfield) 4 miles and 6¼ furlongs 1 lock
Galleys Bridge No 70 4 miles and 7 furlongs 1 lock
Wallworths Bridge No 69 5 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Buxton Road Bridge No 68 5 miles and 2¼ furlongs 1 lock
Buglawton Cattle Creep Aqueduct 5 miles and 3 furlongs 1 lock
Foden Bridge No 67 5 miles and 3½ furlongs 1 lock
Town Field Bridge No 66 5 miles and 4¾ furlongs 1 lock
Town Field Bridge Winding Hole 5 miles and 5 furlongs 1 lock
Stanleys Bridge No 65 5 miles and 6½ furlongs 1 lock
Pearson Bridge No 64 6 miles and 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Winding Hole between Pearson and Stanier 2nd Bridges 6 miles and 2¾ furlongs 1 lock
Stanier 2nd Bridge No 63 6 miles and 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Stanier 1st Bridge No 62 6 miles and 5¾ furlongs 1 lock
Congleton Bridge No 61 6 miles and 6 furlongs 1 lock
Stringers Bridge No 60 6 miles and 7½ furlongs 1 lock
Stringers Railway Bridge 6 miles and 7¾ furlongs 1 lock
Lomas Bridge No 59 7 miles and 2½ furlongs 1 lock
Wallworths Bridge No 58 7 miles and 4¼ furlongs 1 lock
Old Driving Lane Bridge No 57 7 miles and 5¾ furlongs 1 lock
River Dane Aqueduct 7 miles and 6½ furlongs 1 lock
Bosley Bottom Lock No 12 8 miles 1 lock
Bosley Railway Bridge 8 miles 2 locks
Bosley Lock No 11 8 miles and ¼ furlongs 2 locks
Bosley Lock No 10 8 miles and ¾ furlongs 3 locks
Bosley Lock No 9 8 miles and 1¼ furlongs 4 locks
Swindalls Bridge No 56 8 miles and 1¾ furlongs 5 locks
Bosley Lock No 8 8 miles and 1¾ furlongs 5 locks
Bosley Lock No 7 8 miles and 2¼ furlongs 6 locks
Bosley Lock No 6 8 miles and 3¼ furlongs 7 locks
Peckerpool Wood Bridge No 55 8 miles and 4½ furlongs 8 locks
Bosley Lock No 5 8 miles and 4½ furlongs 8 locks
Bosley Lock No 4 8 miles and 5 furlongs 9 locks
Bosley Lock No 3 8 miles and 5¾ furlongs 10 locks
Bosley Lock No 2 8 miles and 6¼ furlongs 11 locks
Daintrys Road Bridge No 54 8 miles and 7¾ furlongs 12 locks
Bosley Top Lock No 1 9 miles 12 locks
Locketts Bridge No 53 9 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Crow Holt Bridge No 52 9 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Cowley Farm Bridge No 51 9 miles and 7 furlongs 13 locks
Mottersheads Bridge No 50 10 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Winding Hole between Royal Oak and Mottersheads Bridges 10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 13 locks
Royal Oak Footbridge 10 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Royal Oak Swing Bridge No 49 10 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Woodhouse Green Footbridge No 48 11 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Woodhouse Green Narrows 11 miles and 2¼ furlongs 13 locks
Broadhurst Swing Bridge No 47 11 miles and 5½ furlongs 13 locks
Danes Moss Bridge No 46 11 miles and 7¼ furlongs 13 locks
Danes Moss Winding Hole 12 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Leek New Road Bridge No 45 12 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Leek Old Road Bridge No 44 12 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Gurnett Aqueduct 12 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
Foden Bank Bridge No 43 13 miles and ½ furlongs 13 locks
Verdons Bridge No 41 13 miles and 4¾ furlongs 13 locks
Leadbeater's Bridge No 40 13 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Holland's Bridge No 39 13 miles and 6¼ furlongs 13 locks
Black Road Bridge No 38 13 miles and 6¾ furlongs 13 locks
Swettenham Street Maintenance Yard 13 miles and 7¼ furlongs 13 locks
Swettenham Wharf 13 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
The Hovis Mill 13 miles and 7¾ furlongs 13 locks
Puss in Boots PH 14 miles and ½ furlongs 13 locks
Buxton Road Bridge No 37 14 miles and ½ furlongs 13 locks
Lime Grove Winding Hole 14 miles and 1¼ furlongs 13 locks
Smyths Bridge No 36 14 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Barrack Road Bridge No 35 14 miles and 4½ furlongs 13 locks
Chapel-en-le-Frith Road Bridge No 34 14 miles and 6¼ furlongs 13 locks
Higherfold Bridge No 33 15 miles and ½ furlongs 13 locks
Woods Bridge No 30 15 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Clark's Change Bridge No 29 16 miles and 1½ furlongs 13 locks
Kerridge Dry Dock 16 miles and 3¾ furlongs 13 locks
Greens Bridge No 28 16 miles and 5 furlongs 13 locks
Adelphi Mill (Bollington) 16 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Bollington Wharf 16 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Bollington Wharf Aqueduct 16 miles and 6¾ furlongs 13 locks
Kerridge Bridge No 27
Bollington
17 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Bollington Aqueduct
Also crosses the River Dean
17 miles and 2½ furlongs 13 locks
Clarence Mill (Bollington) 17 miles and 3½ furlongs 13 locks
Clarence Mill Bridge No 26A 17 miles and 3¾ furlongs 13 locks
Sugar Lane Bridge No 26 17 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Lane Head Winding Hole 18 miles 13 locks
Whiteley Green Bridge No 25 18 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Snapes Bridge No 24 18 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Wilds Bridge No 23 18 miles and 3½ furlongs 13 locks
Bartons Bridge No 22 18 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Hibberts Brow Bridge No 21 18 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
Ryles Bridge No 20 19 miles and 1¼ furlongs 13 locks
Ryles Bridge Winding Hole 19 miles and 1½ furlongs 13 locks
Braddocks Bridge No 19 19 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Grimshaws Bridge No 18
Four Lane Ends
20 miles and ¼ furlongs 13 locks
Adlington Basin (Entrance No 1) 20 miles and 1½ furlongs 13 locks
Adlington Basin (Entrance No 2) 20 miles and 2¼ furlongs 13 locks
Mitchells Bridge No 17 20 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Red Acre Aqueduct 20 miles and 5¾ furlongs 13 locks
Hag Footbridge No 16 20 miles and 7¾ furlongs 13 locks
Higher Poynton Winding Hole 21 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Brownhills Bridge No 15 21 miles and 3¾ furlongs 13 locks
Braidbar Boats
and Bailey’s Trading Post
21 miles and 4 furlongs 13 locks
Victoria Pit Marina 21 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Smiths Bridge No 14 21 miles and 7 furlongs 13 locks
Bullock's Girder Bridge No 13 22 miles and 3¼ furlongs 13 locks
Bollinghurst Brook Aqueduct 22 miles and 4¼ furlongs 13 locks
High Lane Railway Aqueduct 22 miles and 5 furlongs 13 locks
Junction with High Lane Branch 22 miles and 7¾ furlongs 13 locks
High Lane Bridge No 11
High Lane
23 miles and ½ furlongs 13 locks
Marriotts Bridge No 10 23 miles and 2¼ furlongs 13 locks
Windlehurst Bridge No 9
With footbridge alongside
23 miles and 4½ furlongs 13 locks
Bancroft Pipe Bridge 23 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Bancroft Bridge No 8 23 miles and 6½ furlongs 13 locks
Hydes Bridge No 7 24 miles and ¼ furlongs 13 locks
Clough Bridge No 6
A pipebridge is alongside
24 miles and 1 furlong 13 locks
Barns Fold Bridge No 5 24 miles and 3¼ furlongs 13 locks
Shepleys Bridge No 4 24 miles and 5¼ furlongs 13 locks
Goyt Mill 24 miles and 6 furlongs 13 locks
Eccles Bridge No 3 24 miles and 6¼ furlongs 13 locks
Winding Hole between Church Lane and Eccles Bridges 25 miles and ¼ furlongs 13 locks
Church Lane Bridge No 2 25 miles and 2 furlongs 13 locks
Sutton's Lane Bridge No 1
57yds of narrows precede the bridge
25 miles and 2¾ furlongs 13 locks
Marple Junction
Junction of Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals
25 miles and 3 furlongs 13 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Macclesfield Canal

The Macclesfield Canal is a canal in east Cheshire, England, one of the six that make up the Cheshire Ring.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Macclesfield Canal
[Hall Green Branch] [Kerridge] [Poynton] [Marple Junction] [Canals in Cheshire] [Bollington] [Hardings Wood Junction] [Bosley] [Sutton Lane Ends]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:49