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TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL, THREE LOCKS AND TWO INTERMEDIATE BASINS, WITH DRY DOCK OFF UPPER BASIN

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, THREE LOCKS AND TWO INTERMEDIATE BASINS, WITH DRY DOCK OFF UPPER BASIN

List entry Number: 1138803

Location

TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL, THREE LOCKS AND TWO INTERMEDIATE BASINS, WITH DRY DOCK OFF UPPER BASIN, BROOKS LANE

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Middlewich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56384

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MIDDLEWICH C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL SJ 76 NW (at Brooks Lane) 2/53 3 locks and 2 intermediate Basins, with Dry Dock off Upper Basin - GV II

3 locks and 2 linking basins, 1777, of stone and brick. Locks have walls of brick and stone with inset posts of oak, paired lower gates and single upper gates of timber and wooden footbridges, without handrails, on wrought-iron arched supports. Stone-walled basin between each pair of locks with sides curved in plan to allow width for passing of boats. The lower lock has mid C20 stepped concrete retaining wall to bank of adjacent Sanderson's Brook. The upper 2 locks have curved flights of stone steps. Dry dock, probably late C18, altered. Brick basin; entrance from canal basin replaced in concrete. The dock, still in use, is sheltered by a late C20 shed of lightweight dry construction.

Listing NGR: SJ7073566058

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National Grid Reference: SJ 70735 66058

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