TWO WIDE AND TWO NARROW LOCKS BETWEEN UPPER AND LOWER CANAL DOCK BASINS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139013

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: TWO WIDE AND TWO NARROW LOCKS BETWEEN UPPER AND LOWER CANAL DOCK BASINS, DOCKS BASIN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TWO WIDE AND TWO NARROW LOCKS BETWEEN UPPER AND LOWER CANAL DOCK BASINS, DOCKS BASIN

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 40579 77214

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ELLESMERE PORT & NESTON DOCKS BASTN SJ 4077 7/18 Two Wide and two Narrow Locks between Upper and 24.2.71 Lower Canal Dock Basins (formerly listed as Locks at junction between Shropshire Union Canal and Manchester Ship Canal) GV II c.1801 wide locks, built to carry 'Mersey Flats' from estuary to upper basin. Two locks, each approximately 72 feet x 14 feet 6 inches, with pairs of mitre gates at each end of chamber. Wide point between locks alongside toll house for gauging boats. Retaining walls. c.1880 narrow locks, built for narrow- boats when completion of Birmingham-Liverpool junction canal had increased traffic. Two locks separated by an intermediate pound with inter-connecting mechanism with pound between wide locks. Retaining walls.

Listing NGR: SJ4057977214

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56278

Legacy System: LBS

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