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FORMER LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES SOUTH OF NEW MARTON BRIDGE

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: FORMER LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES SOUTH OF NEW MARTON BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1054230

Location

FORMER LOCK KEEPER'S COTTAGE APPROXIMATELY 100 METRES SOUTH OF NEW MARTON BRIDGE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Selattyn and Gobowen

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255761

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SELATTYN AND GOBOWEN C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 33 SW (west side) 5/48 Former lock-keeper's cottage approx. l00m south of New Marton Bridge II Lock-keeper's cottage, now house. Circa 1801 with later additions and alterations on William Jessop's and Thomas Telford's Ellesmere Canal. Painted brick; hipped slate roof. Square plan. 2 storeys. 2-window front with plain pilaster strips to angles and centre; C19 casements,directly below eaves to first floor and with segmental heads to ground floor, right infilled and with mid-C20 casement inserted. Entrance through gabled porch with boarded door to left wall; central red brick ridge stack with moulded capping. 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. New Marton Bridge is not included in this list. Charles Hadfield, Canals of the West Midlands (3rd edn. 1985) p.173.

Listing NGR: SJ3287034765

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 32870 34765

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