Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: Take a trip over Thomas Telford and William Jessop's awe-inspiring aqueduct, by boat or on foot. It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument; a Grade I Listed structure. The aqueduct is 126 feet high and 1,007 ft in length, but measures only 11 ft wide and 5.25 ft deep and consists of a cast-iron trough supported by iron arched ribs carried above the river by nineteen hollow masonry piers.

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