LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068427
Date first listed:
10-May-1988
Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

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

District:
Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 60175 06187

Details

SD 60 NE SD 60 NW 6/17

ASPULL LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL Flight of 13 locks and bridges

G.V.

II

Locks and bridges. 1816. For Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Stone with timber or iron gates. Ground paddles operated by levers, a feature of this canal. Each lock has number in roman numerals in sunk panel at lower end on south side, e.g. "L No. I". Bridges have elliptical arches with rusticated voussoirs and keys flanked by date, flat bands over and end piers and parapets. Lock No. I next to lock keeper's cottage on Withington Lane (q.v.). Top gates are iron, bottom gates timber. Platform has granite setts and steps to towpath. Timber footbridge. Bridge No.58 adjoins, arch replaced by concrete beams. Lock No. II has overflow channel, timber gates, abutments with steps to lower end of platform, and timber footbridge. Bridge No. 57 is complete. Lock No. III has iron gates, overflow channel and footbridge. Lock No. IV has iron gates, overflow channel and lower end abutments; footbridge. Lock No. V has iron upper gates and timber lower gates. Bridge No. 56 adjoins and is complete. Lock No. VI has overflow channel wood upper and iron lower gates and timber footbridge. Lock No. VII has timber upper and iron lower gates, culverted overflow; iron footbridge and ordinary ground paddles. Lock No. VIII has iron gates, culvert overflow and footbridge. Lock No. IX has iron gates, overflow channel abutments with steps and timber footbridge; ordinary ground paddles. Lock No. X has timber upper and iron lower gates, timber bridge and overflow channel. Lock No. XI has timber upper and iron lower gates, overflow channel and timber footbridge. Lock No. XII has timber upper and iron lower gates, overflow channel and timber footbridge. Lock No. XIII has iron gates and overflow channel, Bridge No. 55 adjoins, arch replaced by timber bridge. Locks No. 5 to 13 and Bridges No. 55 and 56 are in Ince-in-Makerfield UD.

Listing NGR: SD6017506187

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
213573
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06534/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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