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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: LOCK NO 66

List entry Number: 1130330



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sandbach

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56255

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SCHEDULE TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL SJ 75 NE 5/103 (Wheelock) Lock No.66 GV II Pair of parallel locks, south lock circa 1775 by James Brindley, Engineer, north lock added circa 1830 (Consultant, Thomas Telford). Blue and red bricks with stone dressing and wooden gates. South lock has raking stone abutments to work in with stone steps and the lock side copings are of stone. The lower (west) wooden gates were replaced in 1938 and the upper gate (east) replaced in wood in 1986. The north lock has rusticated vertical stone abutments, stone copings north but south side mainly concrete. The upper gates (west) were replaced in wood in 1959 and the lower gate was also replaced in wood, in 1984. Sources: Profile, Harry Arnold, Trent & Mersey Canal Society, Cheshire Canals, David E Owen, Cheshire History No.10 Autumn 1982.

Listing NGR: SJ7549259234

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Cheshire History' in Autumn, , Vol. 10, (1982)

National Grid Reference: SJ 75492 59234


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