LOCK NO 66

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130330

Date first listed: 03-Dec-1986

Statutory Address: LOCK NO 66, TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOCK NO 66, TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sandbach

National Grid Reference: SJ 75492 59234

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56255

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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