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NEW MARTON BOTTOM LOCK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEW MARTON BOTTOM LOCK

List entry Number: 1054194

Location

NEW MARTON BOTTOM LOCK, SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ellesmere Rural

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whittington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255853

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WHITTINGTON C.P.

SJ 33 SW

5/137

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

(Llangollen Branch)

New Marton Bottom Lock

II

Locks. Circa 1801 with minor later alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Regularly coursed and dressed limestone blocks to sides with two sets of gates.

This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed circa 1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846.

The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Ellesmere Rural at List entry 1176978. This entry was removed from the List on 3 October 2017.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 3 October 2017.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 173
Wilson, E, The Ellesmere and Llangollen Canal, (1975), 19-20

National Grid Reference: SJ3307334168

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