The Newport Branch

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


3 - Forton Aqueduct


2 - Norbury Locks <<-- : -->> 4 - Newport Area


Forton Aqueduct is unusual as it also carries a public road alongside the canal over the River Meese. It was sold to Staffordshire County Council for a nominal sum (five pounds, I think) during the 1970's. After crossing the river the road almost immediately crosses the canal on an extremely skew bridge.

Forton Aqueduct

Forton Aqueduct from the North (road) side (Grid Ref SJ 756209)

Forton Aqueduct

Forton Aqueduct from the South (canal) side.

Skew Bridge, Forton

Looking westwards through Skew Bridge, Forton (Grid Ref SJ 756209)

Skew Bridge, Forton

Skew Bridge, Forton, from the West, 1976.

Skew Bridge, Forton

Skew Bridge, Forton, from the West, 1978.

Skew Bridge, Forton

Looking towards Newport from Skew Bridge.


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