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SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL LOCKS AT NGR SJ 3307 3415 (THAT PART IN WHITTINGTON CP)

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: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL LOCKS AT NGR SJ 3307 3415 (THAT PART IN WHITTINGTON CP)

List entry Number: 1054194

Location

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL LOCKS AT NGR SJ 3307 3415 (THAT PART IN WHITTINGTON CP)

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. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 33 SW SJ 3307 3415 (Llangollen Branch) 5/137 Locks at N.G.R. SJ 3307 3415 (that part in Whittington C.P.) 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 2 sets of gates. This section of the former Ellesmere Canal was completed c.1801. The Ellesmere Canal Company amalgamated with the Chester Canal Company in 1813 and became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985), p. 173.

Listing NGR: SJ3307234167

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 173

National Grid Reference: SJ 33072 34167

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