This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SD 91 NW LITTLEBOROUGH ROCHDALE CANAL 1/48 Lock No. 39 - II - Lock. Between 1794 and 1798. William Jessop engineer.
Hammer-dressed stone. Double upper gates and recesses for 2 sets of lower gates (to accommodate 2 barge lengths) neither of which exist and only one of which was ever fitted.
Winding gear remains. Retaining wall at lower end incorporates boatman's steps.
Listing NGR: SD9468218305
© Mr Brian Lomas. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Lomas, Brian
Rights Holder: Lomas, Brian
Stone, Georgian Canal Lock, Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Lock