SEA LOCK AND WHARF

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1137097

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: SEA LOCK AND WHARF

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SEA LOCK AND WHARF

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Bowness

National Grid Reference: NY 24134 62237

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History

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Details

NY 26 SW BOWNESS Port Carlisle

2/41 Sea lock and wharf

II

Sea lock and wharf. 1819-1823 for the Carlisle Canal. Red sandstone ashlar with V-joints, large granite blocks on seaward corner. Standard lock design with recesses for 2 pairs of lock gates, now missing, to take vessels of up to 100 tons: gave access from harbours to canal basin. Wall of lock to east continues at right angles to form a wharf. In use until 1853 when the canal was drained and part of the bed of the canal was used for the Port Carlisle Railway.

Listing NGR: NY2413462237

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 71919

Legacy System: LBS

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