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TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL LOCK NUMBER 60 AT SJ 7687 5887

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: TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL LOCK NUMBER 60 AT SJ 7687 5887

List entry Number: 1115845

Location

TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL LOCK NUMBER 60 AT SJ 7687 5887

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Betchton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jul-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351212

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History

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Details

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BETCHTON TRENT AND MERSEY SJ 75 NE CANAL

1923- /6/10007 Lock No. 60 at SJ 7687 5887

GV II

Pair of narrow locks. Towpath side lock circa 1772-75 by James Brindley/ Hugh Henshall with off-side lock added circa early 1830's, probably by Thomas Telford; both with replacement of materials and movable parts. Both have brick chambers with stone coping and quoins. Central island with cutwater. Late C20 gates: single wooden top gate and double wooden bottom gate to towpath side lock; single steel top gate and double wooden bottom gates to off-side lock. Both have steps to lower level to towpath side (mainly of concrete). Wooden plank split footbridge on brackets across each tail. Off-side weir. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall Listed for group value with adjacent bridge. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979)

Listing NGR: SJ7687458877

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lindsay, J, The Trent and Mersey Canal, (1979)
Hadfield, C, 'The Canals of the British Isles' in The Canals of the East Midlands, (1966)

National Grid Reference: SJ 76874 58877

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