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LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

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: LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

List entry Number: 1068427

Location

LEEDS AND LIVERPOOL CANAL FLIGHT OF 13 LOCKS AND BRIDGES

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

County:

District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-May-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213573

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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

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National Grid Reference: SD 60175 06187

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