SLUICE, CHANNEL AND SLUICE A SWING-BRIDGES AT VALE ROYAL LOCKS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1160896

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: SLUICE, CHANNEL AND SLUICE A SWING-BRIDGES AT VALE ROYAL LOCKS, WEAVER NAVIGATION

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SLUICE, CHANNEL AND SLUICE A SWING-BRIDGES AT VALE ROYAL LOCKS, WEAVER NAVIGATION

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Whitegate and Marton

National Grid Reference: SJ 64004 70332

Details

WINSFORD FORMER U.D. WEAVER NAVIGATION SJ 67 SW 6402 7033 1/43 Sluice, channel and sluice a swing-bridges at Vale Royal Locks. - GV II Sluice. Built c1860 as a lock and converted to a sluice channel c1890. Red sandstone ashlar walls to channel with wooden sluice gate suspended from bridge of rusticated red sandstone with limestone ashlar dressings. Wood and iron swing-bridge. Rectangular channel with sluice gate and bridge at south end and swing bridge to south of centre. Red sandstone walls to channel and rusticated sandstone piers to bridge which has semi-circular piers to either side of front and rear and flights of steps to either side. Central cast iron round-arched support to bridge with open circles to spandrels and a wooden walkway and tubular iron handrail. The piers have limestone springers to the iron support and ashlar dressings to lower level and top of bridge parapet. The sluice channel was the small lock until the alterations of c1890 when it was converted and the sluice and sluice bridge were built.

Listing NGR: SJ6400470332

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 57406

Legacy System: LBS

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